Via WHEELIE cATHOLIC:
For those who are blind, dyslexic or have diseases like multiple sclerosis and have difficulty turning book pages, reading the latest best seller just got easier.
Brewster Kahle, a digital librarian and founder of a virtual library called the Internet Archive, has launched a worldwide campaign to double the number of books available for print-disabled people.
To donate a book to the Internet Archive, visit openlibrary.org. Examples of available books:
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
- Moby Dick by Herman Melville
- War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
- Sex and the City by Candace Bushnell
- Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
- The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
- My Life by Bill Clinton
- Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
- Ronald Reagan: The Wisdom and Humor of the Great Communicator by Ronald Reagan and Frederick Ryan
Full article: Millions of books get digitized for the disabled