[Athen] Question regarding "Abby" training

Ron ronrstewart at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 13:02:28 PST 2014

Good afternoon, I would be interested in finding out what these other
robust features are.

Ron Stewart

On Friday, December 19, 2014, Dimac, Marcie <mdimac at kent.edu> wrote:

> Afternoon all!


> I have been in my position for about six months now, and have begun to

> supervise the person who is in charge of e-text. I recently realized that

> while we have Abby (v. 9), we are only using it to scan in books that we

> have spliced into Word documents and editing within Word.


> I would like to work with her on using all of the robust features in

> Abby to render a document accessible (rather than putting the text in Word)

> and was wondering if anyone knows of any good (and potentially free) online

> training resources/websites/videos for “how to use” Abby to render docs

> accessible.


> I attended the two-day training while in CO for the conference and it

> was EXCELLENT, but, I would like to have a resource (preferably some vids)

> that my e-text coordinator could refer to often when using the program as

> a resource to refresh her memory on how to use the program.


> Any insight is welcomed!!


> Happy holidays!


> Marcie Dimač, M.A. Ed.


> Coordinator, Assistive Technology

> Student Accessibility Services

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