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Accessible publishing: best practice guidelines for publishers. A talk by Sarah Hilderley, Accessibility Project Lead, EDItEUR, at e-Access '11, 28 June 2011.

Accessible publishing: best practice guidelines for publishers. A talk by Sarah Hilderley, Accessibility Project Lead, EDItEUR, at e-Access '11, 28 June 2011.

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eA11: Sarah Hilderley - Accessible publishing eA11: Sarah Hilderley - Accessible publishing Presentation Transcript

  • The Future of AccessibilityAccessible PublishingBest practice guidelines for publishers
  • Accessible Publishing?
    What is being asked of the publisher in today’s
    user-oriented environment?
    Choice of Access for us all
    Mainstream ebooks can have accessibility features built in from the start
  • Three routes to Accessibility
    Supply accessible files at the request of a specific reader
    Utilise out of house help through third party organisations
    Accessibility features will already be built in to mainstream files
  • Policy Makers and Senior Execs
    Company Policy
    Appoint a person responsible
    Understand the issues
  • Internal Advocate
    Responsibilities:
    Documentation & Communication
    Evangelising & Promoting Awareness
    Influencing decision making at all levels
    Where to start:
    Audit & Survey
    Understand your business
  • Technology
    Mainstream publications will become available to everyone
    DAISY & EPUB3
    Accessibility by Design
  • Benefits to business
    Commercial
    Ethical
    Legal
    Company PR
  • Enabling Technologies Framework Project
    www.editeur.org/109/Enabling-Technologies-Framework/
    Sarah Hilderley sarah@editeur.org