A Customized Digital Library   For Students With an Impairments in the Written      Communication                         ...
Eureka ADIBib wants to create opportunities for students with an impairment in written communication to participate fully ...
 Customize   educational books in digital  version, ready for text-to-speech Automatisation of the process of digital  a...
Students with an impairment in written  communication in elementary and secondary  schools.Only with certificate Dyslexia...
   Publishers•   GEWU (group of educational en scientific publishers)   Ministery of Education•   Financial support of t...
Bookavailable   Yes    Ordering        •Cd-rom                                   •download    Shipping   on               ...
New Tool Automatisation Reduction of time : factor 5 to 10  (approximately 1 to 4 hours for one book) Output: tagged PD...
Conversion software www.adibib.be                      8
Tool for final visual inspection/correction            www.adibib.be                                              9
 Sensitive Maximum security and minimum inconvenience Watermarked digital files (name student, school,  date) Everyuse...
   Broader goal group   Every education level (also adult education,    second change education, …)   Collaboration wit...
 Publishersprovide an accessible digital version besides the printed version.               www.adibib.be                ...
Do not go where the path may             lead;go instead where there is no path        and leave a trail.      Ralph Waldo...
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  1. 1. A Customized Digital Library For Students With an Impairments in the Written Communication Jan Rottier Jan.rottier@eurekaleuven.be
  2. 2. Eureka ADIBib wants to create opportunities for students with an impairment in written communication to participate fully in education. www.adibib.be 2
  3. 3.  Customize educational books in digital version, ready for text-to-speech Automatisation of the process of digital adaptation Trusted third party Provide Basic training programs www.adibib.be 3
  4. 4. Students with an impairment in written communication in elementary and secondary schools.Only with certificate Dyslexia Dyspraxia SEN o Special schools o Integrated education www.adibib.be 4
  5. 5.  Publishers• GEWU (group of educational en scientific publishers) Ministery of Education• Financial support of the trial project since 2008• Structural Financial support since September 2011 Software vendors of text-to-speech• The two biggest• Quality of software is determining for quality of digital books www.adibib.be 5
  6. 6. Bookavailable Yes Ordering •Cd-rom •download Shipping on Free (Onlywebsite? shippingcost) No Requestto ADIBib Publisher Automatic PDF to Book on andADIBib to ADIBIB website manualpublisher conversion www.adibib.be 6
  7. 7. New Tool Automatisation Reduction of time : factor 5 to 10 (approximately 1 to 4 hours for one book) Output: tagged PDF format o Text o languageAfter automatic conversion: visual inspection and correction www.adibib.be 7
  8. 8. Conversion software www.adibib.be 8
  9. 9. Tool for final visual inspection/correction www.adibib.be 9
  10. 10.  Sensitive Maximum security and minimum inconvenience Watermarked digital files (name student, school, date) Everyuser of digital books must have the printed version www.adibib.be 10
  11. 11.  Broader goal group Every education level (also adult education, second change education, …) Collaboration with more publishers, software companies (e.g. screenreaders), … More then 1000 new titels a year www.adibib.be 11
  12. 12.  Publishersprovide an accessible digital version besides the printed version. www.adibib.be 12
  13. 13. Do not go where the path may lead;go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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