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ANSI/NISO Z39.86 - Specifications for the Digital Talking Book

Project Type NISO Standard
Current State Published
ANSI Approval Date 12 Apr 2005
Abstract This standard defines the format and content of the electronic file set that comprises a digital talking book (DTB) and establishes a limited set of requirements for DTB playback devices. It uses established and new specifications to delineate the structure of DTBs whose content can range from XML text only, to text with corresponding spoken audio, to audio with little or no text. DTBs are designed to make print material accessible and navigable for blind or otherwise print-disabled persons.
ISBN 978-1-880124-63-5
Pagination 93
Managing Topic Committee Content and Collection Management Topic Committee
Maintenance Agency Daisy Consortium
Final Document (PDF) Z39-86-2005.pdf
Notes ISBN (10): 1-880124-63-7

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