[BCAB] audiobooks

Eleanor Martha Burke eleanormarthaburke at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 23:03:44 GMT 2015


you can get OverDrive from the National Council for the Blind of Ireland provided you are registered as blind with them.



> On 19 Feb 2015, at 12:22, Lawlor, Derry <Derry.Lawlor at agriculture.gov.ie> wrote:
> 
> I use th audioble  service all the time and love it, unfortunately I live in Dublin and can not get over drive or the daisy talking books, I used to have them back in the early 2000's maybe 2002 But for some copy right not since.
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>  Regards
> 
> 
>  Derry  e
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Barry Hill
> Sent: 19 February 2015 12:08
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] audiobooks
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> I've been very happy with the RNIB talking book library for many years now.
> They have a huge selection in lots of genres, both fiction and non-fiction.
> For £50 a year, I think they are excellent value.  You might even be able to get your local Social Services or Blind Society to pay for the subscription following a needs assessment.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Barry
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Lee Delaney
> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:26 AM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: [BCAB] audiobooks
> 
> Hello,
> not sure if this is the right list to use but I was wondering how everyone gets their audiobooks as I've been subscribing to Audible but need to use mroe audiobooks than I was rather than reading.
> In terms of the subscriptions lending options like RNIB, calibre etc- which give you the best value for money and which have the best variety?
> I tend to prefer books that are outside of the mainstream and whenever I see Large Print books in a library they are always best seller type things that I would never read. Not that there's anything wrong with that, just not my taste.
> 
> So is there a service that has a good selection for a good price?
> Thanks
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