EPUB is the industry standard for digital publication. EPUB 3 provides a high degree of accessibility and optimizations. Users can change the color, font size, background color of the display, and the publication will reorganize itself on a device. Use Word documents and convert them to EPUB 3 Format by using "WordToEPUB" add-in for Microsoft Word. 


Step 1: Install WordToEPUB from the DAISY Consortium website

Step 2: Create an accessible document in Word. See Creating accessible Word documents in EPUB

Step 3: Use the accessibility checker in Word.

Step 4: Select “WordToEPUB.” 

Getting started with WordToEPUB   (.docx)     (.EPUB)

Free Webinar Series

The DAISY Consortium hosts free webinars series on EPUB. Find details and sign up through the DAISY Consortium site

  • April 15, 2020 - Create EPUB publications from Word with a simple tool anyone can use. 
  • April 22, 2020 - Making Math Accessible, One Step at a Time.
  • May 6, 2020 - Publishing, accessibility, W3C standards - where are we and how did we get here?