There are so many print copy books that are available in public libraries. But what about the many people who have some sort of print disability and cannot read these books? It is important to make libraries places where accessibility and inclusion are part of the fabric of the place. Commercial audio books are generally best sellers. What about all the other books that people with print disabilities might want to read? Biographies, autobiographies, histories and Australian fiction are just a few of the genres that remain popular beyond the best sellers. Including QNS audio books in a library catalogue means that people who would never otherwise get a chance to read a book can do so. QNS audio books are mostly Australian titles and many of them are popular in the print form.
If you are a librarian and you want to include QNS audio books in your collection then you can look at past catalogues through the links below or you can search the audio book catalogue on this website, then download the form on this page and fax it to QNS on (07) 3324 2191. Some QNS audio books are open access and more are becoming open access all the time. If you are interested in purchasing open access books then search the on-line catalogue using ‘open access’.
QNS audio books are also listed with library supplier
Orders and Delivery
Orders will be dealt with promptly and are usually despatched within 8 weeks of receipt (this time-frame may vary depending on the size of the order).
All audio books are despatched freight-free. Please quote catalogue numbers when ordering.
We provide a fast replacement CD and presentation folder service. We guarantee replacement CDs, DAISY and MP3 CDs will always be available for any title ordered regardless of when first issued.
When ordering replacement CDs, DAISY and MP3 CDs or presentation folders, quote the QNS catalogue number and the CD number to be replaced. The catalogue number is located on the back cover of the audio book, ensure you write “CD”, “DAISY” or “MP3” after the catalogue number if you require a replacement CD, DAISY or MP3 CD.
Replacement CDs cost $6.60 each, GST included. Replacement DAISY and MP3 CDs cost $15.00 each, GST included. Presentation folders, complete with cover inserts, may be purchased separately, prices available on request.
QNS continues to provide replacement cassettes from previous orders.
Do you have clients approaching you and requesting titles? Why not ask QNS if we could narrate the title. Call on (07) 3324 0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Feedback received from Coordinator, Public Library Support, Plains Central Library South Australia –
“I appreciate receiving the feedback you received from one of our library patrons. It does demonstrate the value and pleasure that QNS products bring to library customers. I will share this feedback with interested people in my team here.”
Feedback received from Barry Abley, Author of Key Clicks and High Tension -
“I stand in awe of your narrators ability to represent such a diverse range of characters, and tackle the technical jargon of wireless telegraphy. All of which made your task much more difficult. A fellow Amateur Radio Operator, who has a visual impairment and had grown up with Morse, read the book using a magnifying device, and was adamant that many others would enjoy the story if it were narrated. Thanks to your efforts that may come to fruition.
Feedback received from Individual Consumer -
“I would like to thank you very much for Peter Yeldham’s book ‘A Bitter Harvest’. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the book commenting on the fact that the reader was very good and that he was so enthralled with the story that he finished it I no time.”