The Accessible Document Decision Tree can help provide guidance on helping you decide which type of document is your information best suited for. For more information about accessible documents, see: Accessible Document Considerations. Accessible Document Decision Tree Does your document need to be printed? * RequiredYesNoWill the document be updated periodically? * RequiredYesNoIs it primarily text and created as a text document (Word, Google)? * RequiredYesNoWas it created as a PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation? * RequiredYesNoCould your document be a webpage? * RequiredYesNo Provide all of the pertinent information in an accessible version such as a web page, Word Document, Google Doc, spreadsheet, etc. And provide a downloadable, print-ready PDF. Note: Many students are not printing documents, rather there is an increased use of mobile devices so it is imperative that documents are mobile friendly. Add your content on a web page instead of in a document. See FAQ #4 for the benefits of having a web page instead of a PDF for documents updated periodically. Yes and sharing restrictions are not a concern, maintain the original source document and share in that format. Yes and sharing restrictions are a minor concern: Share source text document with sharing options restricted. Yes, sharing restrictions are a primary concern: Engage your institution’s resources to learn what tools and best security practices you should follow. See FAQ #5 & #6 If Yes then share in an accessible version of this original format. Note: Sharing documents via Google Slides or Office 365 can allow you to keep those shared files up to date without resending to your audience. Tip: Provide a shortened link with a meaningful file name to make your shared document easier to access. Utilize a webpage with real text to share your information. Refrain from posting images of documents, rather include real text on the website.