Accessibility statement

RMIT University supports the creation of free, open, and accessible educational resources. We are actively committed to increasing the accessibility and usability of the textbooks and support resources we produce.

Accessibility features of the web version of this resource

The web version of this resource has been designed with accessibility in mind and incorporates the following features:

  • It has been optimised for people who use screen reading technology.
    • All content can be navigated using a keyboard.
    • Links, headings, and tables are formatted to work with screen readers.
    • Images have text alternatives.
  • Information is not conveyed by colour alone.

Other file formats available

In addition to the web version, this book is available in a number of file formats, including:

  • Print PDF (the format you should select if you plan to make a printed, physical copy of your book. This file meets the requirements of printers and print-on-demand services.)
  • Digital PDF (useful if you want to distribute your book as a digital file, but do not intend to print the file. Digital PDFs are optimised for accessibility, contain hyperlinks for easier navigation, and can be used online.)
  • EPUB (EPUB files can be submitted to any popular ebook distributor and opened by most modern ebook readers. This is the file you’d use to submit your ebook to Kobo, Nook, iBooks, Amazon, and others.)
  • and various editable files.  Look for the ‘Download this book’ drop-down menu on the landing page to select the file type you want.

Accessibility improvements 

While we strive to ensure that this resource is as accessible and usable as possible, we might not always get it right. We are always looking for ways to make our resources more accessible. If you have problems accessing this resource, please email us to let us know so we can fix the issue.


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