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== Book Format Options ==
 
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AMAC can provide textbooks in several different formats depending upon individual student needs.
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[http://www.amac.uga.edu/ AMAC] can provide textbooks in several different formats depending upon individual student needs.
 
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::These texts are obtained from [http://www.rfbd.org Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic] and are <u>audio only</u> versions of the book read aloud by volunteers around the country.  
 
::These texts are obtained from [http://www.rfbd.org Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic] and are <u>audio only</u> versions of the book read aloud by volunteers around the country.  
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::[[Alternative_Media_Formats#Electronic Text|Electronic Text]] or [[Alternative_Media_Formats#Electronic Text|E-Text]] files are pdf formatted text files from images of the actual book pages.  
 
::[[Alternative_Media_Formats#Electronic Text|Electronic Text]] or [[Alternative_Media_Formats#Electronic Text|E-Text]] files are pdf formatted text files from images of the actual book pages.  
::These files can be read using most any text-to-speech (TTS) program you have access to.  
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::These files can be read using most any text-to-speech (TTS) program you have access to.
::If you have need of a file type other than pdf, please discuss your needs with your service provider at your school.  
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::[http://www.amac.uga.edu/ AMAC] offers access to and technical support for a variety of these [[Software|programs]]
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::If you have need of a file type other than pdf, please discuss your needs with your service provider at your school.
 
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Revision as of 13:03, 9 March 2009

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Book / Media Help
Stack of 3 books Here is where you will find answers to your questions about books provided by AMAC.
 

Book Format Options

AMAC can provide textbooks in several different formats depending upon individual student needs.

Audio on CD
These texts are obtained from Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic and are audio only versions of the book read aloud by volunteers around the country.
These books are provided on compact disk to your school's service provider for you to pick up.
You must have special hardware (Victor Vibe, Victor Wave, or Victor Stream) or software (Victor Reader Soft) to play these CDs.
Electronic Text
Electronic Text or E-Text files are pdf formatted text files from images of the actual book pages.
These files can be read using most any text-to-speech (TTS) program you have access to.
AMAC offers access to and technical support for a variety of these programs
If you have need of a file type other than pdf, please discuss your needs with your service provider at your school.
Braille
Braille is a special format for students who are blind that uses a series of raised dots on paper to represent letters and numbers.
See Also

Book Status

Students can check on the status of their book orders from the Student Center

  1. Log in to your Student Center account
  2. Select the book order you want to check on
  3. Look in the Order Status column to see if your book has been completed

If you can't find the information you need, call or email AMAC Tech Support.

Downloading Books

How to download book files (2:57 mins)

Book Quality

If you have difficulty downloading, unzipping or reading your book files, please don't hesitate to contact us.
If an error is made in your order or the quality of your book is not what you expect, please let us know immediately.

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