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Accessible Social Media Webinar Recording

Accessible Social Media Webinar Recording

Creator: Accessible Libraries Date Updated: September 19, 2022 The Accessible Social Media webinar recording is now available! In this presentation, we discuss how you can make your social media posts accessible and inclusive, allowing everyone to access your information. We cover such areas as: Adding alternate text to images. Using hashtags and emojis accessibly inRead more about Accessible Social Media Webinar Recording[…]

Social Story: Ready for Reading

Social Story: Ready for Reading

Creator: Toronto Public Library Date Updated: March 28, 2022 The Toronto Public Library (TPL) presents a Social Story to help children become familiar with their library. Social Stories are learning tools for children that describe different experiences and situations they will encounter when visiting their public library. TPL suggests that parents or teachers read thisRead more about Social Story: Ready for Reading[…]

Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels

Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels

Creator: Hootsuite Date Updated: August 19, 2022 The Hootsuite Blog presents guidelines to make your social media posts accessible. Making sure that your social media is accessible will create an inclusive environment and reach a larger audience. Quick Facts The inclusive design increases the number of people who can access your social media. Making itRead more about Inclusive Design for Social Media: Tips for Creating Accessible Channels[…]

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities

Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities

Creator: Microsoft Date Updated: March 21, 2022 Microsoft provides guidelines for creating accessible Word documents, including instructions and general best practices. This resource provides support for creating accessible Word documents in Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and the web version of Microsoft Word. Quick Facts One of the main guidelines in this document is to useRead more about Make your Word Documents Accessible to People with Disabilities[…]

Guide to Image Descriptions

Guide to Image Descriptions

Creator: Accessible Publishing Date Updated: February 17, 2022 AccessiblePublishing.ca, a website developed by the National Network of Equitable Library Service (NNELS), presents information and resources to help publishers, libraries, and other organizations create and provide access to accessible eBooks. The resources are targeted towards the publishing field. Still, libraries and library staff can only benefitRead more about Guide to Image Descriptions[…]

Quick Reference: Accessibility 101 For Public Libraries

Quick Reference: Accessibility 101 For Public Libraries

Creator: Accessible Libraries Date Updated: January 19, 2022 Hello and welcome! To get you started on your accessibility journey, we’ve summarized information from the Accessibility 101 webinar. The fact and links below will help you establish foundational knowledge that you can build on. General Tips There are many different types of disabilities that present inRead more about Quick Reference: Accessibility 101 For Public Libraries[…]

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Quick Reference

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Quick Reference

Creator: World Wide Web Consortium Date Updated: January 19, 2022 The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Recommendations that were developed by Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) using the W3C Process. WCAG are the standards for digital accessibility and should be consulted throughout development and maintaining digital technologies. Quick Facts TheRead more about Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Quick Reference[…]

Audio Description Style Guide v 2.3

Audio Description Style Guide v 2.3

Creator: Netflix Date Updated: August 23, 2022 Netflix’s partner help center page contains some great resources for producing accessible content. Along with their captioning style guide, they also provide a style guide for adding audio descriptions to video content. Although the guide is meant for Netflix content, the information provided is more generally about videosRead more about Audio Description Style Guide v 2.3[…]

Described and Captioned Media Program

Described and Captioned Media Program

Creator: Described and Captioned Media Program Date Updated: October 21, 2021 The Described and Captioned Media Program is a free-loan library of accessible educational media for teachers and family members of K-12 students. The videos available range in subjects from Art History to Sports and Recreation. Along with providing free content, this site also containsRead more about Described and Captioned Media Program[…]

Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy

Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy

Créateur : Digital Education Strategies, The Chang School Date de la mise à jour : 21 octobre 2021 This free ebook contains essential information for web developers and organizations that want to ensure their digital content is fully accessible. The information is presented as various readings, hands-on activities, and a self-administered test to take atRead more about Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy[…]

User Design, Illustration, and Typesetting

User Design, Illustration, and Typesetting

Information on different types of people for graphic communication, website and information designers, including free reusable infographic Creator: Thomas Bohm Date Updated: October 21, 2021 A data-driven examination of different types of disabilities encountered by various population demographics and how it impacts their access to digital content. The article presents statistics on groups of theRead more about User Design, Illustration, and Typesetting[…]