PubCom — The Publishing Communications Group

design, training, and consulting for all forms of publishing — digital, epub, acrobat, print, web, Sec. 508 accessibility

Publishing Services

Templates and revamps, including for Sec. 508

Production support

Automated workflow consulting

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Classes and Training

Ongoing classes in Sec. 508 accessibility, MS Office, desktop publishing, EPUBs, and Acrobat

Classroom and live-online sessions

Private, custom training at your site

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Sec. 508 Accessibility

Consulting for Sec. 508 accessibility

Custom templates for Sec. 508 Word, PowerPoint, and InDesign

Smooth sailing Sec. 508 workflow

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Blog

Latest musings on publishing, technology, and Sec. 508 accessibility

Quick tutorials

Client case studies

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Learn with the industry's best

Our winter course catalog is now available.
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Sec. 508 PDFs: PDF Remediation

January 4-5, Online only, afternoon sessions
March 2-3, Online only, afternoon sessions

Learn how to inspect, test, and remediate PDF files. This online session is held over 2 afternoons to allow west coasters to attend.
Windows or Mac platforms. Afternoon sessions. Online sessions.

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Sec. 508 + Word + PDF

January 17-19, Online only, afternoon sessions
February 15-17, Online only, afternoon sessions
March 13-14, Classroom with online option, daytime

Learn how to create accessible Word files and export compliant PDFs. This online session is held over 3 afternoons to allow west coasters to attend.
Windows or Mac platforms. Afternoon sessions. Online sessions.

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Webinar: Sec. 508 for Managers

January 27, Online only, morning session
February 24, Online only, afternoon session

High-level briefing for managers, directors, and others who must ensure their agency's materials are compliant. Who does what, what's required, and guidelines for deploying accessibility throughout your publishing workflow.
Windows or Mac platforms. Online sessions.

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Sec. 508 for Writers and Editors

February 7-8, Online only, afternoon sessions

Designed to coordinate with our technical Sec. 508 + Word class, this class focuses on the art of crafting accessibility into your content. Topics include how to write Alt-text and making technical documents accessible.
Windows or Mac platforms. Live Classroom session. Online sessions.

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Sec. 508 + In Design + PDF

February 1-3, Daytime class with online option
March 8-10, Daytime class with online option

The industry's most thorough course on making accessible PDFs from InDesign layout files. Taught by an award-winning art director and accessibility expert, this class is filled with tips, tricks, and best practices.
Windows or Mac platforms. Live Classroom session. Online sessions.

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Refresher: Sec. 508 + In Design

March 24, Daytime class with online option

Been a while since your class in Sec. 508 + InDesign? Learn what's new for making accessible PDFs from InDesign layouts. For those who've taken PubCom's or GPO's 508 InDesign classes.
Windows or Mac platforms. Live Classroom session. Online sessions.

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Many of PubCom's classes are held at GPO.

These GPO-sponsored classes are for federal employees and contractors only.

Windows or Mac platforms.

Visit the GPO Institute class calendar.

Latest Blog-Tutorial

We have a different take on blogging. Rather than preach from a private soapbox, we instead provide mini-tutorials, helpful tips, and guidance on industry topics. We're teachers, not preachers!

Two of our latest entries:

Fonts, Typography, and Accessibility

New Features in InDesign CC:2017 and Acrobat DC

 

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