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Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading

On September 8th 2021, the International Literacy Day, six DAISY Member organizations collaborated to publish a common position on the...

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Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021

The finalists for the 2021 ABC International Excellence Awards have been announced and we’d like to pass on our congratulations...

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EPUB Accessibility: EU Accessibility Act Mapping

The European Accessibility Act (EAA) is an EU directive that establishes accessibility targets to be met by many different types of products...

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DAISY General Meeting 2021 – recording

The DAISY Consortium Annual General Meeting was held via Zoom webinar on May 26 2021. In addition to conducting the...

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Avneesh Singh Re-Elected to W3C Advisory Board

Many congratulations to Avneesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer at The DAISY Consortium, who has been re-elected to the W3C Advisory Board, as reported...

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New Releases: Ace By DAISY

The DAISY Consortium are pleased to announce new releases for both versions of the Ace By DAISY EPUB accessibility checking...

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EPUBCheck: W3C Announces Release of Version 4.2.5 and New Website

W3C are pleased to announce the latest production-ready release of EPUBCheck, version 4.2.5, providing support for checking conformance to the...

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Thorium Reader 1.6 Supports DAISY 3 Publications

EDRLab have announced the release of Thorium 1.6, the latest version of the highly accessible free EPUB reader which can...

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George Kerscher Awarded NISO Fellow for Lifetime Achievement in Information Access

Congratulations to George Kerscher, DAISY Consortium Chief Innovations Officer, for being awarded NISO Fellow for Lifetime Achievement in Information Access....

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2020 DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing

After reviewing many incredible activities taking place around the world which are working to advance the accessibility of publications, we...

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