Create accessible electronic documents, no matter what format
When creating electronic documents, you should strive to make the documents accessible to and inclusive of the widest-possible audience.
The basic guidelines included in this section help provide a base level of accessibility when creating most types of electronic documents, including Microsoft Office, PDF, and other document formats.
To gain a better understanding of these best practices, see our general guidelines for accessible documents.
Learn more about document accessibility
Recorded and live training
UITS IT Training, in collaboration with the UITS Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers, offers live and recorded training workshops that discuss document accessibility step-by-step. These workshops focus on multiple authoring platforms.
Visit IT Training's Creating accessible documents at IU for more information about schedule and availability.
- National Center on Disability and Access to Education cheatsheets
- Adobe Acrobat Accessibility
- Microsoft: Creating accessible Office files
- WebAIM: Rich media accessibility
If you have trouble implementing any of the guidelines, you can find contact resources on the Getting help page.