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===Using the AMAC Student Download Center===
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===Using the Student Center===
  
Membership in AMAC means that students will be able to access their textbooks in a format that best meets their needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at the school. Contact the DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to the DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for download.  
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Your membership means that students will be able to access their textbooks in a format that best meets their needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at the school. Contact the DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to the DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for download.  
  
AMAC membership gives students access to the [https://amacusg.org/studentcenter.php Student Download Center] where they can:
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Membership gives students access to the [https://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/sosd/students/login Student Center] where they can:
 
#Check the status of book orders  
 
#Check the status of book orders  
 
#Download completed electronic book files
 
#Download completed electronic book files
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===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
*[https://youtu.be/T2aQLMQnucE AMAC Student Center Overview]
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*[https://youtu.be/T2aQLMQnucE Student Center Overview]
 
*[https://youtu.be/qhdKajY0Itw Downloading Completed Books]
 
*[https://youtu.be/qhdKajY0Itw Downloading Completed Books]
 
*[https://youtu.be/TioKqOyDowk Downloading Software]
 
*[https://youtu.be/TioKqOyDowk Downloading Software]
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===Text to Speech Software===
 
===Text to Speech Software===
  
Students have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with e-text books, click on the Software tab in the Student Download Center.
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Students have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with e-text books, click on the Software tab in the Student Center.
 
<br/><br/>To get started, please see the following video tutorials:<br/>
 
<br/><br/>To get started, please see the following video tutorials:<br/>
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1A31CA479D1F8699 ClaroRead tutorials]
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1A31CA479D1F8699 ClaroRead tutorials]
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===iPads, Tablets, and Mobile Devices===
 
===iPads, Tablets, and Mobile Devices===
  
Students can request the [http://www.claro-apps.com/clarospeak/ ClaroSpeak] or [http://www.clarosoftwaredownloads.com/blog/?m=201306 ClaroPDF] apps when logged in at the AMAC Student Download Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.<br/><br/>Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Mobile_Devices_and_Tablets Mobile Devices]<br/><br/>Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All AMAC Books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the AMAC Student Download Center.</span></span></span></span></span><br/>
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Students can request the [http://www.claro-apps.com/clarospeak/ ClaroSpeak] or [http://www.clarosoftwaredownloads.com/blog/?m=201306 ClaroPDF] apps when logged in at the Student Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.<br/><br/>Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: [http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Mobile_Devices_and_Tablets Mobile Devices]<br/><br/>Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the Student Center.</span></span></span></span></span><br/>
  
 
===Other Resources===
 
===Other Resources===
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===Troubleshooting===
 
===Troubleshooting===
  
*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/ I cannot log into my Student Download Center Account]  
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*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/ I cannot log into my Student Center Account]  
 
*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac Tips for Setting up ClaroRead on a Mac]
 
*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/ClaroRead_for_Mac Tips for Setting up ClaroRead on a Mac]
 
*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/Troubleshooting Problems installing ClaroRead on a Mac]  
 
*[http://www.amacusg.gatech.edu/wiki/index.php/Student_Support/Troubleshooting Problems installing ClaroRead on a Mac]  
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===Contact Us===
 
===Contact Us===
  
#Email amactech@amac.gatech.edu
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#Email cidi-support@design.gatech.edu
 
#Make a support call] (24/7)
 
#Make a support call] (24/7)
 
#Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)
 
#Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)

Latest revision as of 09:04, 23 April 2019

Using the Student Center

Your membership means that students will be able to access their textbooks in a format that best meets their needs, including E-Text, Audiobook, or Braille. Orders for textbooks must be placed by the disability service provider (DSP) at the school. Contact the DSP for additional information. Braille orders will be shipped to the DSP, while E-Text and Audiobook orders will be available for download.

Membership gives students access to the Student Center where they can:

  1. Check the status of book orders
  2. Download completed electronic book files
  3. Download software that will read books out loud
  4. Place a request for alternative format textbooks

Video Tutorials

Text to Speech Software

Students have access to download a number of assistive technology software programs, including programs with text to speech and synchronized visual highlighting. To download software to use with e-text books, click on the Software tab in the Student Center.

To get started, please see the following video tutorials:

iPads, Tablets, and Mobile Devices

Students can request the ClaroSpeak or ClaroPDF apps when logged in at the Student Center. Both apps include text to speech functionality for reading and highlighting PDFs on the iPad.

Please see the following resources for recommendations for reading PDFs on Android devices and other tablets: Mobile Devices

Please note all mobile devices, including iPads and Android tablets, require a zip utility app such as WinZip to open zipped files. All books are in a .zip format when downloaded from the Student Center.</span></span></span></span></span>

Other Resources

Please see the following user guides and videos for more information on various topics:

Troubleshooting

Contact Us

  1. Email cidi-support@design.gatech.edu
  2. Make a support call] (24/7)
  3. Call toll free: 866-418-2750 (M-F 8:30-4:30 EST/EDT)