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Audio guides

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Genre/Form termAudio guides
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Variant(s)Audio interpretation systems (Audio guides)
Audio tours
Guides, Audio
Interpretation systems, Audio (Audio guides)
Sound guides
Tours, Audio
See alsoInformational works
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Sound recordings
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Scope noteRecorded commentary or information about a museum, gallery, or another place of interest that is generally provided on a portable device.
Found inOxford English dictionary, August 13, 2016 (audio guide, n., a device providing a recorded commentary relating to a museum, gallery, or other place of interest; (now esp.) a portable device, typically rented or borrowed for the duration of a visit or tour, and often used with earphones; (also) a recording of such a commentary.)
New Oxford American dictionary, August 16, 2016 (audio guide, n., a handheld device that provides recorded information for visitors touring a museum, gallery, or other place of interest.)
Wikipedia, August 13, 2016 (audio tour; an audio tour or audio guide provides a recorded spoken commentary, normally through a handheld device, to a visitor attraction such as a museum.)
Art & architecture thesaurus online, August 13, 2016 (audioguides; UF audioguide; audio-guides; audioguide systems; audio interpretation systems; audiotours; audio wand systems; cassette tours; guides, sound; interpretation systems, audio; sound guides; systems, audioguide; systems, audio interpretation; systems, audio wand; tape tours; tours, cassette; tours, tape; wand systems, audio; audiogidsen; gua̕s auditivas; gua̕ auditiva; note: Any of a number of systems employing prerecorded audio messages to inform visitors to museums or other exhibitions.)
Not found inLCSH, August 13, 2016; Thesaurus for graphic materials, August 13, 2016; RBMS Controlled vocabularies: Genre terms, August 13, 2016