- ABBYY FineReader is an optical character recognition (OCR) application available on some computer labs and college owned computers.
Adobe Acrobat Pro DC makes it easy to create accessible PDFs and check the accessibility of existing PDFs.
Making accessible documents allows all individuals equivalent access to the content and generally creates a better experience for all users. See Creating Accessible Content for general tips on making content accessible.
More information on how to fix specific issues related to the accessibility of a document, see Adobe’s Help Documentation. If you require additional help, contact the Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 330-5501.
Grackle is a Google Workspace add-on available for use in Google Docs, Google Slides, and Google Sheets to ensure that your documents meet accessibility standards. Grackle offers ‘remediation at the point of creation’. Grackle can also be used to create tagged PDFs from Google Docs or Google Slides. The add-on is enabled on all Lafayette Google accounts and can be found in the “Add-ons” drop-down in Docs, Slides, and Sheets. See Make Google Files Accessible with Grackle for instructions.
High quality scans of books and other documents ensure that the material is accessible and usable for all users. A book and document scanner is available for use in Skillman Library that allows you to send scans to your email, smart phone, Dropbox, or USB drive.
A high quality, accessible scan is free from:
And the scan should meet the criteria discussed above in the accessible PDFs.