Accessible Formats and Fair Use

In this Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week post, one of a series of posts from UA Libraries and UA campus community bloggers, Academic Technologies Instruction Librarian Melissa Green discusses access to copyrighted works for persons with disabilities made possible under provisions of sections 121 and 107 of the Copyright Act.

For more information about fair use and fair dealing, visit the Fair Use Week website or search the hashtag #FairUseWeek2016.
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ZoomText and other accessibility software

While this blog’s primary focus is the academic software installed on public computers in the UA Libraries, we occasionally highlight other library and campus services and spaces at the intersection of academics and technology.

This week, the Office of Library Technology, along with the Office of Disability Services and the Center for Instructional Technology, offered workshops on ZoomText and other accessibility software available in the Libraries as well as accessibility options built into the Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) operating systems. Continue reading