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Posts by: Emma Millard
On October 8, 2013 By Emma Millard
Earlier this year we held a conference about e-books and accessibility – there were so many questions that we couldn’t answer them all at the time, so we sent them on to some of the library and disability staff who had attended to get their perspective. In this series we will post some of the [...]Continue reading: e-Books and Accessibility – answers from the sector: Admissions
On August 7, 2013 By Emma Millard
Thanks to Kevin Hickey from RSC North West for this guest blog post – follow Kevin on Twitter at @kevhickeyuk.
Earlier this summer I was lucky enough to spend ten days In the small Czech town of Telč supporting young partially sighted and blind people as part of the Continue reading: Being inspired by young VIPs (Visually Impaired People)
One of the advantages of using the cloud to store notes is that it is available on multiple devices wherever there is an internet connection. You can take notes in a lesson or lecture on your laptop and revise them weeks later from your mobile on the bus. There are a number of free, cloud-based [...]Continue reading: Notetaking in the cloud
According to the website Terms of Service; Didn’t Read it is “I have read and agreed to the terms”. A lot of the terms and conditions we agree to are long and complex and many people don’t or can’t read them. How many of us really know what Facebook does with our data, or [...]Continue reading: What’s the biggest lie on the web?
BETT 2013 saw the launch of two new technologies resulting from our SBRI competition – Azzapt by Iansyst and Navitext by System Associates. We would like to thank Iansyst for this guest post, reflecting on the launch of Azzapt.
Wednesday 30th January saw the opening day of BETT 2013, based in its [...]Continue reading: SBRI product launches at BETT 2013
Evernote Clearly is an extension to Evernote, essentially an online notebook that [...]Continue reading: Declutter your online reading – Evernote Clearly
This is the second post in a short series looking at ways to remove some of the distractions from webpages. In the previous post we looked at SoundGecko.
Pocket has been around for a while, until recently it was called Read It Later. It is [...]Continue reading: Declutter your online reading – Pocket
I frequently come across links to articles, blog posts and web pages that look really interesting there’s so much going on on the rest of the webpage I find it difficult to focus on the content. There are a number of web-based services that allow you to remove some of these distractions – for example [...]Continue reading: Declutter your online reading – SoundGecko
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