Even as audio versions of best-sellers fill store shelves and new technology fuels the popularity of digitized books, the number of titles accessible to people who are blind or dyslexic is minuscule. But a new service by the nonprofit Internet Archive in San Francisco is trying to change that, reports the Associated Press. The group has hired hundreds of people to scan thousands of books into its digital database, more than doubling the titles available to people who aren't able to read a hard copy. Brewster Kahle, the organization's founder, says the project initially will make 1 million books available...
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