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Advice on creating accessible e-books


From: Iza Bartosiewicz
Date: Feb 18, 2015 7:29PM

Just a quick thank you to everyone, who responded to my question about
accessible ebooks. We've got a decent collection of references
<https://delicious.com/rmitaccessibility/ebooks> [1] to draw on.

And in case you've missed the news, Amazon has recently released a new
Kindle Textbook Creator <https://kdp.amazon.com/edu> [2] targeting
educational providers. Here's one of the reviews: Amazon's New Kindle
Textbook Creator Takes A Different Approach From iBooks Author

I quickly scanned their Frequently Asked Questions
<https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId02998671> [4] and Publishing
Guidelines (PDF)
<http://kindlegen.s3.amazonaws.com/AmazonKindlePublishingGuidelines.pdf>; [5]
looking for information on accessibility, but without any luck. If you
agree that accessibility belongs in Kindle's FAQs and publishing
guidelines, there is one way to put it in there...
Here's the email address: <EMAIL REMOVED>



[1] https://delicious.com/rmitaccessibility/ebooks
[2] https://kdp.amazon.com/edu
[4] https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?docId02998671
[5] http://kindlegen.s3.amazonaws.com/AmazonKindlePublishingGuidelines.pdf

Iza Bartosiewicz
Library Website Coordinator
RMIT University

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"The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of
our suffering", Tom Waits