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Collection Development, E-Books, and Online Learning & Accessibility

Several other programs on accessibility were featured at ACRL ’15 in Portland. You can find additional details about these programs via the conference proceedings, which are accessible online:

[*Note that not all presenters submitted conference proceedings.]

Some highlights:

Ebook Showdown: Evaluating Academic Ebook Platforms from a User Perspective – Christina Mune and Ann Agee

* There is extensive coverage about accessibility of e-book platforms from vendors (ABC CLIO, EBSCO, etc.), including a nice chart that details features such as JAWS (screenreader) compatibility.

Looks Matter: The Impact of Visual and Inclusive Design on Usability, Accessibility, and Online Learning – Sigrid Anderson Cordell and Melissa Gomis
* Discusses the creation of a plagiarism website with accessibility/universal design in mind.

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