ARLG - 2014
Managing Digital Collections Advisor, Jisc
Lecturer @UWE – Information and Knowledge Management
It’s Good to Talk:
using technology to give EVERYONE a voice
• Coloured overlays available from the Main
• My Study Bar USB stick – free to all dyslexic or
visually impaired students or any students
needing extra support
• Screencasts in development
• Jess and Jack available in the Library!
• Microsoft OneNote
Support for Learning
Making your computer work better for you
Producing Word documents that are more inclusive
Producing inclusive presentations
Making PDFs as accessible as possible
Your reading: how you want it, where you want it, automatically.
• Designed to transfer files between devices whilst simultaneously converting
documents to the accessible format of your choice.
• The azzapt service allows you to upload a file from any device.
• Files are automatically converted to your preferred accessible format
• azzapt is the ideal service for those who have difficulties reading due to dyslexia,
visual impairment or a physical difficulty.
• azzapt offers a solution to promote independent reading
Copy of the screencast can be
provided on request
Best price currently - £18 (ex.VAT) at
Create talking stories, class timetables or
questions and answer games on this
This multi functional learning tool is
simple to use.
Students or staff can slot in up to six of
their own images or words and then
record a corresponding 10 second
message per slot, and then just press to
Ideal for hanging on the wall and perfect
for sequencing activities e.g. the events of
Best price currently - £25 (ex.VAT) at
• Allows students to engage in book selection
• Provides easy ‘tours’ of the Library
• Students record their Six Book Challenges
• Gives everyone a voice
Approximately £65 (ex. VAT) from
Thank you for listening and joining in!