Webinar about Bookshare, an accessible online library
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Please join us for a webinar March 11, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 eastern. Learn about Bookshare, the world’s largest online library of accessible ebooks for people with print disabilities. Bookshare is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), and is free for all qualified U.S. students of any age. Members enjoy access to a robust and fast growing collection of more than 320,000 books in a variety of genres that can be read using many different devices and applications. For more information, visit www.bookshare.org. If you have not already done so, take a look at the Making Skills Everyone’s Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States report at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/pi/AdultEd/making-skills.pdf. Working collectively with projects such as Bookshare directly addresses the strategies outlined in this report to support our adult students’ success.
Presenter: Christine Jones, Senior Education Program Manager, Benetech
To register, click here: http://www.cvent.com/d/lrqlnf/4W
Participation is limited to the first 100 registrants.