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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

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 and patrons who use assistive technology such as screen readers. Quick FactsRead more about Digital Library Accessibility and Usability Guidelines (DLAUG) to Support Blind and Visually Impaired Users[…]

Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries

Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries

This is an in-depth Toolkit that broadly covers accessibility as it applies to libraries. Initially, it was intended for the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). Still, the toolkit itself mentions that it is meant to be “considered in the context of each institution and adapted accordingly” (Ontario Council of University Libraries, 2014, 5). ItRead more about Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Accessibility Information Toolkit for Libraries[…]