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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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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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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.

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Welcome to the New Site!

We’re excited to bring you this new and updated website, and even more excited for what is to come as this is just the start. This new site offers a...

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30 Years of Accessible Educational Resources at the Open University

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Open University, delivering flexible, innovative teaching and world-leading research in the United Kingdom and in 157 countries worldwide. It’s also the 30th...

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New DAISY Consortium President and Treasurer

As defined in the DAISY Consortium Articles of Association, the roles of DAISY President and Treasurer are elected by DAISY Board members every 4 years. The recent DAISY Board Meeting...

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Obi 4.5 Release Candidate

October 21, 2019

DAISY Consortium is pleased to announce the test release of Obi, the popular open source navigable audio book creation tool.…

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Digital Book World Awards 2019

September 23, 2019

The DAISY Consortium were delighted to be part of the Digital Book World 2019 Awards, with the DAISY Award for Accessibility…

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DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing

August 16, 2019

In Partnership with Digital Book World the DAISY Consortium is celebrating the work of organizations in mainstream publishing who have…

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Accessing Higher Ground 2019

November 18, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Westin Westminster, Colorado, USA

SPEVI 2020 Conference

January 12, 2020 - January 15, 2020

Adelaide, Australia

Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference—ATIA 2020

January 29, 2020 - February 1, 2020

Orlando, Florida

CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2020

March 9, 2020 - March 13, 2020

Anaheim, California 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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