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Accessiblity Features in Office365: Immersive Reader

Image of the text preferences menu in Immersive Reader

Table of Contents What is Immersive Reader? How to Open Immersive Reader Features Text Preferences Grammar Options Reading Preferences Voice Settings Questions? What is Immersive Reader? Immersive Reader is an inbuilt feature now available among a variety of Microsoft platforms. Immersive Reader provides a variety of tools to support reading and comprehension. Without altering the […]

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Features in Read&Write

Read and Write toolbar

Read&Write is a tool that helps with reading, writing, researching, and organization. This article outlines features found in the Read&Write Chrome extension. All of these features may not be available on versions of Read&Write on platforms other than the Chrome extension. These headings list the features available on the Read&Write toolbar from left to right. […]

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Turning on Subtitles in PowerPoint

Subtitle Settings in PowerPoint Online.

Table of Contents Introduction to PowerPoint subtitles Web Windows Mac Best Practices Questions Introduction to PowerPoint Subtitles PowerPoint can create automatic speech recognition (ASR) subtitles during a presentation in a variety of languages. This feature is available on the web, Windows, and Mac versions of PowerPoint. Web Click Slide Show. Click Always Use Subtitles.  Clicking […]

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Create Accessible Slides in PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint creates slide show presentations that convey information with a combination of text, images, charts, and tables. Although slide shows are designed to be highly visual, following these accessibility guidelines will ensure that everyone, including those who use use assistive technologies such as screen readers and text-to-Braille devices, can experience and understand the content […]

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Piazza is a standalone discussion board or “Q and A” platform, with free, ad-supported and paid, ad-free license tiers. At faculty request, Bryn Mawr College is piloting an ad-free site license for Piazza for the 2021-2022 academic year. We will ask instructors and students who use this license to help us evaluate it in order […]

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Printing at Bryn Mawr College (BMC)

Before you start, you may need access to the following: a laptop/desktop with internet access a College account an activated OneCard Table of Contents: Printing Overview: How it all works Adding a Print Queue Scan & Copy (Canons) Student Workers: Departmental Printer Permissions Questions?   Printing Overview: How it all works Printer Types Two categories […]

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Make PDFs Accessible with Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat has simplified the process of making PDFs accessible, with a “Make Accessible” action wizard that walks you through the steps needed to make a PDF accessible, and an Accessibility Checker that scans for accessibility issues and provides guidance on fixing them. Before you start, you will need access to the following: Adobe Acrobat […]

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Printing in Public Labs

This article has been retired. Please see Retrieving Your Print Job section of Printing at Bryn Mawr College for the most up-to-date information.   Questions? If you have any additional questions or problems, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk! Phone: 610-526-7440 Email: Location: Canaday Library 1st Floor

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Exporting E-ZBorrow History

The account icon. When clicked, it shows a dropdown menu with "Hello, username," "My Account," and "Logout"

E-ZBorrow is migrating to a new technology platform this week. Before August 31st, EZBorrow users are welcome to export their request history from the old system by following the steps below: Log in to the old E-ZBorrow system: Go to Enter your OneCard barcode and click Login Navigate to your Completed Requests page: Click […]

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Accessibility FileScan in Moodle

Screen shot of FileScan summary block

The Moodle Accessibility FileScan tool checks and reports on the accessibility of PDF files uploaded to a Moodle course by Teachers for all students. (Assignment submissions and feedback files provided to individual students are excluded.) Table of Contents File Scan Summary Block Fixing Inaccessible and Partially Accessible PDFs File Details Explained Status Text Title Language […]

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