DTBook, or DAISY Digital Talking Book, is an XML file format that adheres to the Digital Accessible Information System (DAISY) technical standard. DAISY is designed to provide digital audio books, periodicals, and computerised text as a complete audio substitute for print material, specifically for individuals with print disabilities such as blindness, impaired vision, and dyslexia. DTBook enables its readers to navigate easily and listen to its content.

At DataNZ, we provide comprehensive DAISY XML conversion services for all types of documents. We convert documents into XML.doc files that meet the requirements of our clients for DTBooks production. Our DTBook DTD conforms to DAISY Consortium Standards and follows the latest version, DTBook-2005-3.dtd. The end product can be accessed and listened to on various devices such as multimedia devices, mobile phones, and PCs.

Contact us today to learn more about our DAISY XML conversion services and receive a quote for your project.


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Greg Comfort, Manager, Manaaki Whenua (Landcare Research) Press, Lincoln.

Your people doing the mark-up do a great job with pretty difficult material

John Laurie, Digital Initiatives Librarian, University of Auckland

Just as in previous years, this is absolutely great – thank you and your team very much! We do spot checks for our statistical purposes as we work with the data you provide, and continue to be delighted by the 100% accuracy of everything checked.

David Fougere, Managing Director, Phoenix Research, Auckland

DataNZ have been very helpful in realising this major new online resource (Web-enabling the Fletcher Index of Māori names) for the Library. The service we received was excellent and we are very happy with their work.

Kathryn Parsons, New Zealand Collection Librarian, University of Waikato Library, Hamilton

The service we’ve received from DataNZ has been first rate and we’d recommend them to anyone undertaking any digitization project, large or small. Their quality, price, and customer service have been excellent in all our dealings with them.

Stefan Boddie, Manager, DL Consulting Ltd., Hamilton

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Please contact us with any questions, or send us a sample of your eBook requirements for a free, no-obligation sample and quote. We are happy to provide recent examples of contracts / work executed and testimonials.