[Athen] Publication Manual of the American Psychological
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Wed Jul 8 11:02:27 PDT 2015
A little late to the discussion, but since no one else brought it up,
Bookshare does have a lovely accessible version of the APA manual with full
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On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Alexa Schriempf <ats169 at psu.edu> wrote:
> Hi All,
> An update on my recent quest for an accessible copy of the APA's
> Publication Manual, 6th ed.
> *Rebecca Cagle *of NTU supplied a Word doc generated by her team's
> conversion of the PDF. That word doc is being further remediated by Susan
> Hayya of the Penn State Libraries and ATS Lab. She reports that it's a
> beautifully structured Word doc and just needs a little further clean up.
> We are grateful to Rebecca and NTU -- thank you!
> *Jamie Axelrod *and crew of NAU supplied two PDFs, one for the full
> manual and one for the Pocket version of the manual. These PDFs are not
> tagged, but are very clean and very usable if you need a PDF. Other list
> members also supplied PDFs as well. Thank you to you all! *The APA*: I
> contacted the APA people and asked about what kind of file format they
> share upon request through their "special permissions" web form. They
> informed me it was a PDF and moreover that PDF would have to be viewed
> through their proprietary software called Lock Lizard. LockLizard is not
> accessible nor navigable by the blind, nor are the PDF files in anything
> other than graphic mode so there is no way to get text to speech out of
> either their PDF or LockLizard. They told me that "With special permission"
> i could cut the book and scan it. A refrain we are all familiar with! :)
> *To Sum:* We at Penn State now have the clean publisher PDFs and an
> accessible Word doc of this book in our databases and are happy to share if
> Thank you everyone for all your help!
> Alexa Schriempf, PhD
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