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Think Accessible Before You Buy

Think Accessible Before You Buy

This document 'is a white paper (2008) which provides guidelines and checklists to assist library staff when evaluating electronic resources for accessibility. While the checklist and guidelines are derived from Section 508 and WCAG standards for software and web-based content, the organization and language has been adapted for use by staff with less technical backgrounds.' 'The checklist and guidelines offered here are by no means original ideas. In fact, all the considerations listed on the checklists were taken from the Access Board, Section 508 and W3C WAI technical standards. But they have been retranslated with plenty of examples to help promote awareness toward purchasing products that are accessible to people with disabilities, and currently represent the highest priority... Show More


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