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Shaping the Technology of Tomorrow

At DAISY we work closely with technology companies and standards agencies to ensure that the reading and publishing technology of tomorrow provide an accessible future for all.

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Our Story

The DAISY Consortium has a rich history which started with audio and now positively impacts specialist and mainstream reading around the world.

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Global Reach

DAISY is an international non-profit membership organization working with over 150 partners all around the world to improve access to reading for people with print disabilities

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The Voice of Experience

DAISY has been leading standards and good practice in accessible digital publications for over 20 years - drawing on the expertise of our members with collective experience of over 1,500 years!

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You've found the DAISY Consortium website, the home of tools, standards, advice and best practices for publishing and reading to ensure accessibility for people with print disabilities in both specialist and mainstream formats.

We have lots to share, so do please explore, but the News, and Latest Updates and Quick Links below are a great place to start.

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CSUN Conference 2024 Files

The DAISY Consortium is delighted to once again support the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference by creating accessible digital versions of the conference materials, and offering them for download in HTML, DAISY 2.02 and EPUB…

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Delivering Talking Books by Telephone

Around the world specialist and mainstream library services are delivering talking books through a variety of ways, from conventional CDs to streaming content via dedicated devices, apps on smart phones,…

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Barriers to Accessible Reading in Developing Countries

At DAISY we are working to facilitate access to information globally, including parts of the world with the most limited access to resources. To ensure the best results we need…

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Remembering Monthian Butan

March 8, 2024
We are sorry to note the passing of Monthian Butan, Thai Senator and disability advocate, who, amongst an extensive portfolio…

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BOINIT Launch Korean Word to DAISY Format Service

February 26, 2024
Named BUCC, the Boin Universal Contents Converter is a web service for converting Microsoft Word documents to the DAISY format.…

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BANA Presents Braille Excellence Award

January 5, 2024
The Braille Authority of North America (BANA) has awarded Dr. Sarah Morley Wilkins the Darleen Bogart BANA Braille Excellence Award…

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Inclusive Africa Conference 2024

May 14, 2024 - May 16, 2024

Nairobi, Kenya


Date: May 30, 2024

Paris, France

Tactile Reading Conference 2025

June 2, 2025 - June 4, 2025

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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What People Say...

All readers, including those without print disabilities have benefited significantly from the incredible and sustained contributions that the DAISY Consortium has and continues to make to mainstream publishing standards.

The DAISY Format has changed the lives of people around the world, enabling access to education and providing a lifeline for leisure readers who would otherwise struggle to access publications.