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Spanish Translation of “Who Did What to Whom?” Published

Manual Serves as Key Reference for Human Rights Data Gathering The Spanish version of Dr. Patrick Ball’s well-known manual, Who Did What to Whom?: Planning and Implementing a Large-Scale Human Rights Data Project, has been published under the title ¿Quién le hizo qué a quién? Planear e implementar un proyecto a gran escala de información en derechos […]

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Benetech’s Bookshare Library Wins Award From the National Federation of the Blind

Benetech® CEO Jim Fruchterman has been presented with one of the first-ever Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards from the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) in recognition of Benetech’s outstanding contribution to improving the lives of blind people in the United States. Benetech operates the Bookshare® service, which allows people with print disabilities to legally download […]

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Benetech Wins AT&T Technology Innovation Award

Benetech® has been awarded the AT&T Technology Innovation Award which recognizes an outstanding assistive technology company that has created lasting impact through the development of assistive technologies applied in communication, education, employment, daily living, and recreation. Benetech operates the Bookshare® service that allows those with print disabilities to legally download books and periodicals to be […]

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Bookshare Partners With Don Johnston to Provide Free Text Reader for Print Disabled Students

Read:OutLoud® Bookshare® Edition ‘Text Reader’ Will Provide Technology Access To Thousands of Online Educational Materials Bookshare and Don Johnston have announced a partnership to provide qualified print disabled students with a free text reader to access electronic books from the Bookshare library. This technology access partnership announced at the 2008 CSUN conference in Los Angeles, […]

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Bookshare and Code Factory Announce Partnership To Introduce Mobile Technology for Print Disabled Readers

Bookshare® and Code Factory have announced the formation of a partnership to introduce technology that allows Bookshare members to read digital books on their mobile devices. Code Factory will demo V2.0 of its Mobile Speak for Windows Mobile at the conference of the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) at the Caribe Royale All-Suite Resort and […]

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