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Q. What help is available for accessing library resources in an alternative format?

Answered By: Hilda McNae
Last Updated: Apr 05, 2024     Views: 14

Students with a specific requirement for materials to be made available in an alternative format

If you haven't already done so please contact the Disability Team in Student Services so you can get support throughout your studies. The Digital Accessibility Adviser will work with Libraries & Museums to ensure you have the reading materials in the format you need.

All Staff and Students

When making recommendations for purchase please indicate your preference for print or electronic format. If we already hold one format and you require the other then please get in touch with us. There are still many titles which are not available for libraries to purchase electronically but we will always let you know

All staff and students at the University have access to SensusAcccess software to create alternative formats for their own use. This converts PDFs, including image only pdfs, jpegs and other files into an ebook, text file, audio or braille

Further information on how to make the materials you need to work with more accessible can be found on the Reading page of Study skills at the University of St Andrews

If you require assistance with using any library resources please get in touch

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