NNELS National Network for Equitable Library Service

National Network for Equitable Library Service

 

About NNELS

  • NNELS is an online public library of books for people with a print disabilities in audiobook, DAISY, PDF, EPUB, e-text, electronic Braille, and other formats.
  • A service which has downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for people with print disabilities, which include vision, mobility, and comprehension impairments that prevent someone from being able to read a traditional book.
  • NNELS accepts requests for new books, so if an eligible user cannot find a book in a format that works for them, NNELS can produce it. Requests can be submitted by any logged in users from a participating province or territory.
  • For more information, please visit nnels.ca or contact your library.

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Who can use it?

  • Library registration required. Must have either a doctors note, or CNIB card. Full catalogue available to view at nnels.ca.
  • Eligible users include individuals with print disabilities or people acting on their behalf. Print disabilities include vision, mobility, and comprehension impairments that prevent individuals from being able to read a print book. Approximately 10% of Canadians qualify for access to NNELS.
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