New Program Seeks to Make Alternative Textbooks for Visually Impaired Students Available Faster

By Marc Beja © The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC — While music-recording companies have been fighting people who illegally share songs, book publishers are looking to expand file-sharing for college students with print-related disabilities.  AccessText, a new service that rolled out a beta version this week, has created an online database that makes it simpler for disability-student services at colleges to track down alternative forms of course materials from book publishers…. READ STORY

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