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PDF Accessibility

Does your library use PDF forms? Did you know they are probably not accessible? This month WebAIM has posted a very good tutorial on how to create accessible forms in PDF. The tutorial covers everything you need to know to create accessible forms in Acrobat XI. Check out the WebAIM PDF tutorial.

Web Accessibility Training

Web AIM is once again offering their excellent accessibility training program.  Highly recommend this one. We are reposting the information from their website here. Web Accessibility Training When: October 7-8, 2014 Where: Logan, Utah Cost: $850/person ($700 per person for groups of two or more) Join WebAIM’s accessibility experts for two days of hands-on web accessibility training October 7-8, 2014 in beautiful Logan, Utah. This…

Summary of Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits

The link to the Summary is available when you choose Read More.  Summary of Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits posted by University of Montana, provides a brief summary with links to information, articles, settlement agreements and resolutions agreements from various institutions of higher education.  University of Montana’s resolution agreement includes a particularly significant amount about libraries.  

2014 ALA Annual Accessible eBooks Program

Accessible eBooks: Ensuring that Your Library’s eContent is Universally Accessible to All Saturday, June 28, 8:30-10:00 AM, Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N237 Description: As library’s purchase an ever increasing amount of electronic content and start eBook programs, questions about universal accessibility become ever more important, particularly given recent legal suits regarding the accessibility of electronic content at both public…