The Disability provisions enable individuals and educational organisations to assist people with disabilities by permitting copyright material to be converted into the best format available and with appropriate features for access by persons with a disability and by anyone assisting them. This includes enlarging text and graphics and changing the format.
Further disability-related information, procedures and services for the University community is available from the University's Disability Hub.
Where possible, use HTML or ePub versions of eBooks as these formats allow for various adjustments to be made including changes to text size, font colours and reading text aloud.
If utilizing PDF, Acrobat provides several options to help make them more accessible. For more information, check out Reading PDFs with reflow and accessibility features.
Accessibility features vary widely between eBook platforms depending on the nature of the file formats chosen by each platform as well as ease of functions such as navigation and adjustment of text size, font and colour.
Accessibility information can be found on most eBook platform websites. For more information on individual platform accessibility please see Using eBook sites.
Many of our eBooks can be accessed via the ProQuest eBook Central platform which has its own Accessibility mode.
To enable the Accessibility mode on ProQuest eBook Central: