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Using Open LORE Read with Bookshare November 03 2014, 0 Comments

Using Open LORE reading software with Bookshare is as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Download the DAISY file to your computer from your Bookshare account.
  2. Add the DAISY book to your Open LORE library.
  3. Open the book and start reading!

Sherlock Holmes: A Travel Through Time October 31 2014, 0 Comments

For nearly a century, 221B Baker Street referred to a small flat in Victorian London, land of gas street lamps, long skirts, and a thick layer of murder and scandal behind the thin veil of classical Victorian “properness.”

Qualify for Bookshare October 31 2014, 0 Comments

But what are the qualifications?  What documentation is required?  How do I sign up? We hope to shed light on these questions and help you become a member and gain access to the material you've always wanted to read.

Bookshare Accessible Online Library October 30 2014, 0 Comments

Bookshare - an incredible online library stuffed with all the latest novels, your text books, even classic literature you've wanted to read.  As you explore further, you find there are reading apps, such as Open LORE Read, designed specifically to help you with your reading disability.

There and Back Again: Tolkien and Jackson's Hobbits October 29 2014, 0 Comments

Just moments into the first installment of The Hobbit film, Bilbo Baggins recites the timeless words that kick off Tolkien’s beloved novel: “In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole…it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort.”

Open LORE - Reinvention of the Neurological Impress Method October 23 2014, 0 Comments

When you see Open LORE reading software in action, you immediately know something is different. The software reads e-books aloud, highlighting the words and phrases simultaneously, showing one way it is truly unique. This brings an effective, time-tested method of teaching reading into the modern technological age.

What is Irlen Syndrome? October 20 2014, 0 Comments

At Open LORE, we believe Irlen Syndrome is a condition that deserves attention, based on the regular number of people we interact with who describe their experience in vivid detail - even those unaware that such a condition has been studied. There is also extensive ongoing research on the condition.

The Hunger Games: A Change of Perspective October 10 2014, 0 Comments

The first Hunger Games film is unique in that it was directly adapted by its original author. Other screenwriters took over for the subsequent films, but Collins had a heavy hand in guiding plot and dialogue choices, as well as other details. As such, the films remain mostly faithful to the stories of the books.

Great Literature Versus the Blockbuster Film October 02 2014, 0 Comments

A film adaptation is one interpretation of a book, but there are as many other interpretations as there are readers. We see this in the continued retellings of classic books in films.

Alexandre Dumas: Creator of Adventure September 30 2014, 0 Comments

More than a century after his death, the tales and words of Alexandre Dumas still capture the imaginations of young and old.