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The Accessible EPUB Ecosystem in Action: Following the Journey from Publisher to Student (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars July 8th saw a session about the journey accessible EPUB publications take to ultimately be delivered to students in their education establishments and our speakers came from organizations involved throughout this journey. This page…

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Describing Images in Publications—Guidance, Best Practices and the Promise of Technology (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars June 17th saw a session focused on the process of authoring quality image descriptions which are essential for accessibility. This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar Speaker Information Session Overview Related Resources Full…

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Publishing, Accessibility, W3C Standards. Where Are We Going? (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars  June 3rd saw a session focused on the future of the W3C, entitled Publishing, Accessibility, W3C Standards. Where Are We Going? The EPUB 3 standard can support accessibility to a degree never seen before. It’s…

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Publishing, Accessibility, W3C Standards—Where Are We and How Did We Get Here? (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars May 6th saw a session focused on publishing technology at the W3C, the EPUB eco-system, and baking in accessibility within digital content. Behind the scenes of any technology you will find that a significant amount of…

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Publishers Faceoff to Prove the Accessibility of their Titles (W)

In our series of free weekly webinars April 8th saw a session comparing the accessibility of EPUB titles produced by a range of education publishers. Publishers are now being required to demonstrate their accessibility claims. It is no longer acceptable…

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Helping Higher Ed Students with Access to Accessible Course Material During the COVID-19 Crisis (W)

As part of the DAISY Consortium series of free weekly webinars the April 1st saw a session focusing on the needs of higher education students from the UK, USA, Canada and Ireland during this time when their learning is being…

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Using Artificial Intelligence for Image Descriptions

Among the various requirements of the specifications for the creation of accessible digital content (WCAG and EPUB Accessibility Guidelines), the alternative description of images is probably the most difficult for publishers as it requires a very specific knowledge and an…

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