Digital Accessibility

Why is it important to provide accessible documents?

  • Assistive technologies, screen and document readers cannot access nor read image files. The message received is "page is blank."
  • Your information is not available to your audience.

How to Convert an Image File to a Text File

To convert an image file to a text file:

  1. Use this web based Document Conversion tool: www.robobraille.org/web3/umassamherst.
  2. Upload file.
  3. Select document conversion.
  4. The converted document is returned via e-mail as an attachment.
  5. You will need to edit the file before it is saved to an accessible PDF.

Forum and Guidelines

Related Resources

Microsoft Word and Accessibility