This recording of the Creating Accessible Documents webinar guides you through how to make an accessible Word document, including accessible tables, images, and document structure. The webinar includes demonstrations and examples of how you can start creating accessible documents.
The slides for the Creating Accessible Documents webinar are now available. Learn more about how to accessibly format your Word documents by using Styles.
Creator: Accessible Social Date Updated: March 28, 2022 Accessible Social is a free resource to help guide creating and learning about creating accessible social media. LIbraries can use this resource to help make their marketing and communications more accessible for all patrons. Quick Facts Why should you make your social media posts accessible? Your marketingRead more about Accessible Social[…]
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[…]
Are you interested in learning more about the AccessibleLibraries.ca website? This video tour guides you through the site and points out useful features for public library staff.
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[…]
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[…]
Creator: National Disability Authority Date Updated: August 23, 2022 The National Disability Authority (NDA) is an Irish organization that works with the Irish Government on policy and practices relevant to the lives of persons with disabilities. The NDA promotes universal design and provides the 7 Principles of Universal Design to help ensure buildings, spaces, information,Read more about The 7 Principles of Universal Design[…]
Creator: A11Y Project Date Updated: August 19, 2022 This website provides a WCAG compliance checklist that you can use to evaluate your digital content and a very comprehensive list of resources relevant to digital accessibility. This is one of the broader resource lists available online, and they do a great job breaking them down intoRead more about A11Y Project[…]
Creator: Apple Date Updated: August 23, 2022 A guide for some of the accessibility features available in Apple products, including VoiceOver, AssistiveTouch, Switch Control, Guided Access, and Voice Control. There is also a braille user guide for different types of apple devices. Quick Facts Apple has built-in accessibility features on their devices. VoiceOver is theRead more about Apple Accessibility Support[…]
Creator: National Library Service Date Updated: October 21, 2021 The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) from the Library of Congress created a list covering braille, devices, and general disability resources. Some of the resources are specific to American library services, but it contains some valuable guides on resources such asRead more about General Resources on Disabilities[…]
Creator: Knowbility Date Updated: October 21, 2022 Knowbility is a nonprofit organization with the mission of improving technology access for millions of youth and adults with disabilities all over the world. They provide several services, including accessibility testing, auditing, training, and a regularly updated comprehensive blog on web accessibility. Quick Facts Test and audit yourRead more about Knowbility[…]
Creator: WebAIM Date Updated: August 23, 2022 WebAIM provides users with a list of accessibility resources and tools to help them learn about web accessibility. It includes an introduction to web accessibility, their WCAG checklist, and a Word and PowerPoint evaluation checklist. Quick Facts The Internet offers people with disabilities opportunities to read and accessRead more about WebAIM Resources[…]
Creator: Accessible Libraries Date Updated: October 21, 2021 The Accessibility 101 webinar recording is here! This video provides foundational information about accessibility in public libraries. The topics discussed include – “Introduction to Accessibility,” “Introduction to Disabilities,” “Introduction to Accessible Formats,” “Strategies for Inclusive Events,” and “What You Can Do Now For Free.” You can alsoRead more about Accessibility 101 for Canadian Public Library Staff Webinar Recording[…]
The slides for the Accessibility 101 webinar, presented on September 30, are available! They outline the different presentation subjects including: Introduction to Disabilities Introduction to Accessibility Introduction to Accessible Formats Strategies for Inclusive Events What you can do now (for free) The webinar video recording is also available! To better serve your library and fulfillRead more about Accessibility 101 Presentation Slides[…]