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How to Make Digital Assets Accessible: Audio Files

A resource to help you create accessible digital assets for your cours

Audio files used for teaching and learning must have equitable access to the content so that people with disabilities using assistive or adaptive technology can access the information. Contact CAT at 940-8575 or email us at if you need assistance with creating equitable audio content.


Accessibility Guidelines for Audio Files

This is an overview of the elements that require special consideration when using audio only content. Please review one of the Additional Resources for detailed instructions.

  • Provide a transcript for spoken content and music with lyrics. 


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Additional Resources


Email Butler University Libraries
Irwin Library: 317-940-9227
Science Library: 317-940-9937
CAT: 317-940-8575

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