Have you ever wondered why it takes so long for new books to be added to our Talking Book collection? A lot of steps make up the process. Here at the Andrew Heiskell Library, we are able to supplement the audio collection we get from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) with books we record in our own Audio Book Studio (ABS), with the assistance of volunteer narrators, monitors, and audio proofreaders.
Recently, The New York Times ran a wonderful peek inside the studio in their City Room article "Audio Books with a New York Accent." So the time seemed right for us to offer our own Read More ›