Alt-Text Providers

Kennesaw State University and the office for disAbled Student Support Services does not recommend or endorse any of these sites. This information is provided as a tool for students and others seeking alternate text resources.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Primary suppier of textbooks in alternate format (4-track audio recordings or e-text in DAISY format).
Membership and documentation of need required.
Special players required.
The Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Materials available to borrow for free as audio recordings or Braille text.
Amerian Printing House for the Blind - Louis Database of Accessible Materials Louis lists the location information for over 180,000 books and other products in Braille, large print, computer file and audio recording.


NetLibrary Kennesaw State University belongs to NetLibrary and has an extensive collection of books, journals, and databases available online.
Bartleby Publishes literature, reference works, and verse on the internet.
Bibliomania Publishes classic literature, study guides, reference works, and other text on the internet.
Project Gutenberg Publishes public domain book sin electronic format for downloading.
Bookshare Enables people with disabilities to legally share individually created digital text of books.
The Internet Public Library Research materials and links to other sites.
Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Contains 1,800 publicly available e-books.
University of California Press  
University of Nebraska Press - Digital Project Limited collection of online works.
Baen Free Library Authors who publish with Baen may post their works for online access - very limited list. Online bookstore of audio books to purchase. Membership required. Select "Books" and then "E-Books & Docs" Over 1 million digital documents for purchase, including journal articles, academic research, and industry analysis as well as popular and best selling books.
University of Adelaide Library e-text
List of etext collections at the University and other places.

Specialized E-Text Collections

The Complete Works of Willima Shakespeare  
American Verse Project Collection of American verse prior to 1920.
Making of America Project Primary sources in American social history.
Perseus Digital Library A collection of ancient Greek and Roman texts, papyri, Renaissance, maps images, and other tools.
Poet's Corner An Anthology of poetry and poets.
Hoover Institution - Hoover Books Online Online books on politics, economics, political economy, and international affairs.

KSU Alt-Text Policies

List of Publisher Contacts