Welcome! The AccessibleLibraries.ca website is a resource center for libraries across Canada. We focus on educating and training library staff on the importance of accessibility in public libraries. There are two types of resources available on the website to support your library’s accessibility needs.
- Curated Accessibility Resources summarize and link to external sources about different accessibility features and best practices.
- Training Resources are educational materials about accessibility and are available in various formats.
The Creating Accessible Documents webinar recording is now available! The video guides you through creating an accessible Word document, including accessible tables, images, and document structure.
Accessible Libraries conducted the Accessible Social Media webinar on May 26, 2022. You can now download the webinar slides! The webinar includes guidelines and demonstrations of how inaccessible and accessible social media posts can be for persons with disabilities. It covers the following social media components: Include Alternative Text if you are posting an imageRead more about Accessible Social Media Webinar Slides[…]
Accessible Libraries conducted the Creating Accessible Documents webinar on May 10, 2022. You can now download the webinar slides. The webinar topics include: Using Word to Create Accessible Documents Difference Between Styles and Direct Formatting Live Demo on Setting Up Word and Creating a Document Other Considerations Word Accessibility Checker Converting Word to PDF BriefRead more about Creating Accessible Documents Webinar Slides[…]
The Public Library Resource Centre website, AccessibleLIbraries.ca, is focused on educating and training library staff on the importance of accessibility in public libraries. This video discusses and navigates the website and highlights the features and information available for public library staff. We hope you will enjoy it! If you have information and resources that youRead more about A Guided Tour of AccessibleLibraries.ca[…]