OTS is pleased to offer the following PDF publications and Flash movie tutorialsas
self-help technology resources for the Towson University community. (For other non-profit use please refer to our copyright information.) To open a publication or play a movie tutorial, click on its title. If your browser does not properly display the publication, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Reader. If your browser does not properly display the movie, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Flash Player. To search this page for a specific word or phrase, press Ctrl-F.
Document Accessibility: Creating 508
Standards Compliant PDF's
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
requires that federal agencies’ electronic
and information technology be accessible to
people with disabilities. Towson University
is committed to aligning documentation to
the same standards set for the Federal
Government. In this self-help document, you
will learn how to take an existing document
(Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.) and make it
PDF Security: Creating an Uneditable PDF
Microsoft Office 2013 has a new feature that
allows users to open a PDF
document. While this is a great new tool, it
gives readers the ability to edit
your PDF document unless you protect it.
This self-help document will step
you through how to change the security
options of a PDF thereby restricting
the user’s ability to make changes.