Library database providers vary in the accessibility features they offer. This page is an overview of features found in popular library databases.
Some full-text articles in EBSCO databases are available in HTML. When HTML is available, EBSCO provides text-to-speech.
Newer PDF documents are ADA compliant, but PDF documents uploaded to EBSCO databases before 2004 may not be readable by a screen reader.
Popular EBSCO databases are listed below.
Full-text articles in Proquest databases can be downloaded as PDF documents or plain text.
Proquest has a listening feature where full-text articles can be read aloud.
Popular Proquest databases are listed below.
Full-text articles found in Gale databases can be downloaded as PDF documents.
Gale databases also have a Listen tool which reads the article aloud or downloaded as MP3 files. Users can also increase or decrease article font size.
Popular Gale databases are listed below.