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Copyright for Students

Making Copies for Students with Disabilities


There is a Copyright Exception that allows the creation of accessible copies of copyright works by or for a disabled person for personal use. It covers any type of work. A copy of the work should already be owned by the person or institution (this does not include a lecturer or student's own personal copy). In addition, an already accessible version must not be available for purchase at a reasonable cost. 

If you need help with making an accessible copy, visit the Library's Accessibility web page for additional information, including SENSUS Access, the free to use self-service conversion tool. You can also use Blackboard Ally to make materials in Blackboard more accessible. You may also contact the Library helpdesk