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Resources for Content Accessibility

Purpose

This post is a compilation of University resources regarding content accessibility specifically focused on Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

Creating accessible Word Documents and PDFs

The Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET) conducted a training session on how to create accessible files using a Windows-based machine. Links to their documentation can be found in the Tutorials section below.

Additionally, Microsoft Office Support has documentation on how to ensure that your Word documents are accessible. Tips include how to add alt text to images, tables, charts,

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Fleet printing with accounting codes from Adobe products (MacOS)

Purpose

This post is assist Mac users through the process of printing Adobe PDFs to their department’s CTX-issued fleet printer. Adobe will typically have their own print dialog box and using it will not send to the printer.

Process

Follow these steps to ensure that your print job gets printed:

Click on the Print icon or select File > Print (or Command-P) to start

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OneDrive Basics How-To Guide

Purpose

OneDrive is part of the Microsoft site-license agreement that provides the Office suite of applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Office 365 Online (the same applications but online). It is a web-based file storage (or cloud-based storage) solution provided for free to University-affiliated persons.

This article is designed to guide users through the features of OneDrive for faculty, staff, and students at the University of Oregon:

Navigating to OneDrive at UO

Go to office.uoregon.edu and sign-in with your Duck ID and password.

Click on the OneDrive application

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Vericite Plagiarism Detection for Canvas

The Canvas LMS now has a plagiarism detection tool: Vericite–a cloud-based technology that identifies plagiarized and improperly cited text. This service works as an external tool integrated within Canvas and will allow instructors instant access to scanned submissions and will also check papers and essays against the ever-growing online repository of materials with campus-wide databases of materials.

The specific details of how it works within the UO Canvas instance can be found here.