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Android Accessibility Help

Android Accessibility Help

This resource provides a quick overview of accessibility settings that library staff can use on Android devices. It could be helpful for troubleshooting with a patron having issues with an Android device. Quick Facts There are accessibility features built into Android devices. Enable/disable the TalkBack screen reader by: Pressing both the volume buttons on the sideRead more about Android Accessibility Help[…]

Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)

Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)

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 contains instructional videos on producing your own captioned and described media. QuickRead more about Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)[…]

Netflix: Audio Description Style Guide v2.3

Netflix: Audio Description Style Guide v2.3

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 videos and is applicable to anyone producing captionsRead more about Netflix: Audio Description Style Guide v2.3[…]

Netflix: English Timed Text Style Guide

Netflix: English Timed Text Style Guide

Netflix has a comprehensive and well-written style guide for timed text/subtitles, which goes into great detail about handling the many situations in subtitles. As well as the English guide, there are also several other guides written in English that explain how to style timed text in 37 different languages, from Arabic to Vietnamese. Quick FactsRead more about Netflix: English Timed Text Style Guide[…]