Aug 19th, 2020
Get Together with Technology (GTT)
Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB), the voice of the blind in Canada.
August 19, 2020
Theme: CELA Library Magazines and Newspapers
Presenter: Gerry Chevalier
In this 15 minute second of two presentations, Gerry presents the magazine and newspaper services offered by the CELA Library from a keyboard user’s perspective. CELA is Canada’s largest nationwide library service for persons unable to read print. It offers materials in alternate print formats such as recorded DAISY audio , digital text, and braille. Gerry shows how to find a magazine in Direct to Player format and apply search filters. He also shows how to subscribe to magazines. He then describes how to find and read newspapers online. His explanations describe keyboard navigation and shortcuts for blind users who cannot use a mouse.
For more information about the GTT Program including one on one tech training contact:
Phone: (613)567-0311 or 1-877-304-0968