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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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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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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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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.

Welcome

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.

Free Weekly Webinar Series on Accessible Publishing and Reading

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A World Tour of Inclusive Publishing Initiatives (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars July 1st saw a session focused on activities taking place globally to promote inclusive publishing practices. This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar...

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DAISY Consortium Showcase 2020

A component of the 2020 DAISY AGM was a showcase presentation highlighting some of the work being conducted, and the impact of that work around the world. This page contains:...

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WordToEPUB Tool Shortlisted for ALPSP Innovation in Publishing Award 2020

June 23, 2020

The Assocation of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) have announced today their list of finalists for the Innovation in…

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Join us for the DAISY AGM

June 9, 2020

The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting is being held virtually this year and we’re delighted to open the doors to…

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Tactile Reading 2021 Conference Extended

June 5, 2020

The second Tactile Reading event, planned for next year in Oslo, has now been extended to add a pre-conference day…

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ICCHP 2020

September 7, 2020 - September 11, 2020

Lecco, Italy

International Literacy Day 2020

Date: September 8, 2020

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Accessing Higher Ground 2020

November 16, 2020 - November 20, 2020

Denver, Colorado USA

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.

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