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2005-15: Access to Electronic Text

Whereas, Publishers and libraries are moving towards Internet delivery mechanisms of text in an electronic format directly to citizens; and

Whereas, These emerging technologies risk posing new systemic barriers to the blind, deaf-blind or partially sighted;

Therefore, be it resolved that the AEBC advocate to have public and private on-line delivery services of books to the public, be required to use formats and technologies that are accessible to people who are blind, deaf-blind or partially sighted.