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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[…]

The 7 Principles of Universal Design

The 7 Principles of Universal Design

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[…]

Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design

Creator: Registered Graphic Designers Date Updated: October 21, 2022 This is a robust handbook that contains information, guidelines, education, and tools that are meant to improve the accessibility of digital and print media. The Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) assembled the handbook in collaboration with the Government of Ontario. It also broadly covers digital media andRead more about Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design[…]

Accessibility Auditing Resources

Accessibility Auditing Resources

Creator: Digital Library Federation Date Updated: August 23, 2022 This document gathers links, citations, and other resources related to accessibility audits, technologies required for audits, and developers’ resources. The resources are sorted into different categories for ease of use. Quick Facts Audit your website using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Use supportive resources andRead more about Accessibility Auditing Resources[…]

Digital Library Accessibility and Usability Guidelines (DLAUG) to Support Blind and Visually Impaired Users

Digital Library Accessibility and Usability Guidelines (DLAUG) to Support Blind and Visually Impaired Users

Creator: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Date Updated: October 21, 2021 The DLAUG is a set of digital accessibility guidelines created to support users with print disabilities who rely on screen readers to interact with digital libraries. It is heavily based on WCAG rules, but the focus is on the relationship between digital libraries andRead more about Digital Library Accessibility and Usability Guidelines (DLAUG) to Support Blind and Visually Impaired Users[…]

Knowbility

Knowbility

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[…]

Accessibility

Accessibility

Creator: Mozilla Developer Network Date Updated: October 21, 2022 The Mozilla Developer Network’s main page on accessibility contains a series of training modules on HTML, CSS and Javascript, ARIA, Accessible Multimedia, and Mobile Accessibility. It also includes links to some articles about digital accessibility. Quick Facts Web Accessibility means that your website is designed soRead more about Accessibility[…]

Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library

Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library

Creator: Deque University Date Updated: October 21, 2022 Deque University provides an extensive curriculum of self-guided online courses so you can focus on the skills you need with the flexibility your schedule requires. Along with courses, this site also offers valuable resources such as guides to using screenreaders, an ARIA JavaScript pattern library, and aRead more about Digital Accessibility Courses & Accessibility Reference Library[…]

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[…]