Voice-indexed audiocassettes


Accession Number: 2012.29.2

Scope & Content: Voice-indexed audiocassette tapes produced by James Chandler. Labeling on cassettes indicates that these are test recordings, masters, sub-masters, and copies.

Creator: Chandler, James

Interview Date: / /

Collection: James Chandler Voice Indexing Collection

Credit Line: Gift of the Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library Services, Daytona Beach

Administrative History: James Chandler pioneered voice indexing of cassette recordings for blind and print-disabled users, developing procedures for recording spoken index terms at fast forward speed on a parallel track to that of the recorded text. Audible only in fast foward mode, voice indexing increased the ease of finding specific sections in the recording.

Subjects: Talking books Indexing

Rights: Contact museum staff regarding reproduction of materials.