Alternative Format Textbooks
Braille & Audio Textbooks
- Braille: The American Printing House for the Blind. For a list of other sources please view the Louis Database
- Audio: Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic
- Audio and Braille: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
Audio and eBook Textbooks
- Adelphi University Bookstore: Offers e-textbooks for certainly required textbooks.
- Amazon.com: Provides e-textbooks and audio format.
- Learning Ally: Provides e-textbooks and audio format. (For information regarding a free membership, contact the Student Acess Office.)
- Bookshare: Provides alternative format textbooks in PDF and DAISY
- Cengage Brain: Provides e-textbook rentals and e-textbooks.
- Chegg: Provides e-textbooks.
- Vital Source: Provides e-textbooks.
- Textbooks.com: Provides e-textbooks.
- AccessText: Provides e-textbooks.
- Bartleby.com: Bartleby.com publishes the classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference free of charge for home and classroom use.
- Project Gutenberg: The Project Gutenberg philosophy is to make information, books, and other materials available to the general public in forms a vast majority of computers, programs, and people can easily read, use, quote, and search.
- Internet Public Library: The Internet Public Library is the first public library of the Internet and is committed to providing library services to the Internet community.
- Bookshare.org: Bookshare.org is an online community that enables people with visual and other print disabilities to legally share scanned books. Bookshare.org takes advantage of a special exemption in the U.S. copyright law that permits the reproduction of publications into specialized formats for the disabled.