DAISY Forum of India: let us do it together
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DAISY Forum of India is a forum of Not for Profit organizations from India who are involved in production of books and reading materials in accessible formats for persons who cannot read normal print.
The DAISY Consortium envisions a world where people with print disabilities have equal access to information and knowledge without delay or additional expense. The DAISY Forum of India endorse this vision and is working towards its realization in India.
Objective and action plan
Print is not the only way to access books and other reading materials. These can also be provided as talking books, Braille Books, Large Print Books or e-text books. DAISY Standards show us the how we can produce all these formats from a single source document. Thus DAISY is the best way to publish. DAISY Books provide rich reading experience with excellent navigation facility, excellent quality and retains print book structure such as pages, sections, footnotes, etc. Thus DAISY is also the best way to read.
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Member organizations of the DAISY Forum of India produce and maintain library of Digital Talking Books, Braille Books or e-text books. If you cannot read normal print, then Book produced any where in the country in any of your preferred format can reach you anywhere in the country through any of our member organization situated nearest to you. To borrow books from the library, check out the list of member organizations of DAISY Forum of India.
To know if any book exists in Braille, DAISY book or e-text format, you could check out the Combined Catalogue of DFI Member Organisations.
If you are a not for profit organization, University or an institution and wish to produce or provide books in Braille, Digital Audio, Large Print or in accessible e-text format to persons who cannot read normal print, then please join the DAISY Forum of India. We would like to work with you to bring books from all over the country to your members. To know about Daisy forum of India, how you can join DFI and to download the membership registration form, click on the links below.
Terms of reference
Registration form (MS Word format)
Right to Read
Appeal to Publishers
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