Articles

Welcome to the New Site!

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We’re excited to bring you this new and updated website, and even more excited for what is to come as...

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30 Years of Accessible Educational Resources at the Open University

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Open University, delivering flexible, innovative teaching and world-leading research in the United...

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New DAISY Consortium President and Treasurer

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As defined in the DAISY Consortium Articles of Association, the roles of DAISY President and Treasurer are elected by DAISY...

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Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Gregorio Pellegrino

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the...

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New Zealand’s Journey Towards Born Accessible Publishing

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Written by Geraldine Lewis, Library and Studios Manager, Blind Foundation, New Zealand. Thanks to Tom Smith and Joshua Nathan, Blind...

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The Role of Public Libraries in a World of Digital Reading

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I’m looking out at the world from Sweden, a 10 million country in the wealthy north Europe, where ebook and...

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Update from the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference 2019

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The CSUN Assistive Technology conference is said to be the largest annual conference on technology and accessibility. As usual the event was...

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European Directive to Improve the Accessibility of Mainstream Ebooks

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New legislation in the EU which includes accessibility requirements for both reading systems and content, could have a positive and...

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Accessible Publishing Lessons from an Ironman

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Training for any sporting endeavour takes dedication, commitment—and most of all—motivation. Contrary to popular opinion, I do not roll out...

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