You will need to submit a request for an etextbook/electronic format if you have an accommodation to receive this type of service.
Please note the following when requesting this service:
- Etextbooks sometimes take several weeks to receive, so be sure to submit the requests as early as possible.
- A copy of your receipt for your books is required when you pick up your etextbooks.
- Text files from the publishers are provided on a USB Drive, which will be available for you to pick up from the Office of Disability Resources.
- Text files can be read outloud using text to speech software.
SUBMIT AN ETEXTBOOK/ELECTRONIC FORMAT REQUEST
How to use your etextbook files
ODR distributes etextbook files so they can be used with text to speech software. Natural Reader is a free, easy to use software that can read text such as Microsoft Word files, webpages, PDF, txt, doc(x), pages, ods, odt, and non-DRM epub files. Other options include Google Chrome, which has a screen reader extension; Adobe Reader, which has a free software download; or you can use the text to speech software built into a Mac.