Posts Tagged ‘Kindle’

University responds to Kindle complaints

By Joe Genco © The Daily Orange, Syracuse University, New York — Syracuse University will not continue to purchase Amazon.com’s Kindle e-book readers after receiving complaints from organizations that advocate for the blind. SU and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will not purchase Kindles because they are inaccessible to blind students, the National Federation of the Blind announced Wednesday…. READ ARTICLE

Advocates for blind students sue ASU over Kindle use

By Anne Ryman ©  The Arizona Republic —  Arizona State University’s decision to use the Kindle in a pilot program has drawn criticism from advocates for the blind, who say the electronic book reader is inaccessible to blind students…. READ STORY