Accessibility service examples
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Accessibility services examples
Examples of requests for alternative formats of library materials and how they are filled
- Request a digitized edition of a print monograph title regardless of availability in the library holdings.
- Request an item through UM Libraries.
- Indicate "Searchable PDF/Accessibility Purpose," as well as the section(s) of the book that you need, if applicable, in the Comments field of the form.
- The title you need is held in the Libraries and available in e-book format, but not accessible for use with screen reading software.
- Send your request for an alternative format to LibraryAccessibility@umanitoba.ca.
- Include: title, author(s)/editor(s), year of publication, and publisher's information.
- Alternatively, you can request the item in alternative format by clicking the Access for Users with Disabilities link you will find in the library search results.
- A librarian has posted instructional materials that aren’t accessible with your screen reader or voice command software.
- Contact LibraryAccessibility@umanitoba.ca or use the General Accessibility Form.
Textbooks and materials in Braille
Student Accessibility Services can assist you with these resources.