Closed Captioning for Digital Content

Brown’s Closed Captioning service is used to provide accessible content for all members of our community.  Captions can be added to Brown videos, including those of courses and events. Any video that will be widely distributed or featured on Brown’s website should be captioned, as should course videos when requested by students or faculty members for reasons of accessibility.

Standard turnaround for verified captions is 4 business days for course content. Faster service is available to meet accessibility requirements. 

Publically available videos will be posted with machine generated captions which will be replaced with verified human generated captions within 7 business days.

If you require transcription for use cases unrelated to accessibility, we recommend that you use Brown’s preferred vendor  This is a cost-effective way of transcribing interviews or other content.

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