Listen to tipple: Creating a mobile digital library with location-triggered audio books
Hinze, A. & Bainbridge, D. (2012). Listen to tipple: Creating a mobile digital library with location-triggered audio books. In 2nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2012, Paphos, September 23-27 2012, (pp. 51-56). Paphos, Cyprus.
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This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access ebooks while the user is at the locations that are referred to in the books. The books are sourced from a digital library and can either be accompanied by pre-recorded audio or synthesized using text-to-speech. The paper discusses the implications of audio access for ebook with particular reference to HCI challenges.