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Monthly Archives: August 2013

EASI Free Webinar: The Future of Curricular Access in Postsecondary Education

Presenter: Ron Stewart, President ATHEN and Managing Consultant, Altformat Solutions LLC Tue. Aug 20: 11 Pacific, noon Mountain, 1 Central and 2 PM Eastern This webinar will explore the current state of curricular accessibility in American Post-Secondary Education. Topics discussed will include: •Ccurrent legal landscape for Accessible Instructional Materials, •Working with Commercial publishers to obtain AIM (Accessible Instructional Materials), •Challenges…

Accessibility compliance of electronic theses & dissertations

We’ve been thinking about making e-books accessible, but what about other web-based content? As more and more digital objects make their way online, how are their accessibility being ensured? At the recent USETDA 2013 conference, I heard Carmen Mitchell, Cal State San Marcos’ Institutional Repository Librarian, speak about ADA compliance of ETDs (electronic theses and dissertations). She pointed to the…