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Tips for Making Your Events Accessible

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
10 AM Pacific, 12 PM Eastern

AbilityTools presents tips, tools, and tricks to make your future meeting all accessible to people with disabilities.

Meetings and other events are important ways to network and expand your organization’s mission. Join us to learn some tips, tools, and tricks to make your future meeting all accessible to people with disabilities.

Topics covered will include:

• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
• Common barriers for people with all disabilities

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Building an Accessibility Program in Your Organization

Thursday August 14th, 2014
11AM Pacific, 2PM Eastern

EASI presents Jim Tobias of Inclusive Technologies.

EASI presents Jim Tobias of Inclusive Technologies.

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Explaining the Importance of Color Accessibility

Thursday, April 24, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Greg Kraus on color and different disabilities.

EASI presents Greg Kraus from North Carolina, who will explain why color is important 
because it relates to several different disability groups. He will 
also demonstrate some tools that assist in evaluating color accessability.

Note, registration for this webinar will be available on April 15 and later

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Introduction to ARIA

March 27, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

ADA Online Learning presents on Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) and how it is important to accessibility in web design.

Find out what Accessible Rich Internet Application (ARIA) is and how it is important to accessibility in web design. See demonstrations of the effect ARIA roles, particularly landmark roles, can have on the accessibility of your web pages. Learn how easy it is to add ARIA landmark roles to your code in both standard HTML pages and in WordPress themes.
 

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Accessibility of Electronic Information Databases Used by Libraries

Tuesday, January 21, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents research from Axel Schmetzke, of the University of Wisconsin Steven's Point Library.

In this EASI webinar, Axel Schmetzke presents the findings of his recent research, through which he sought to answer the following question: To which extent do academic librarians consider, or are encouraged to consider, accessibility when selecting electronic information resources for purchase, subscription or licensing?

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Accessible Digital Images

Thursday, December 19, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI webinar on how content providers can ensure digital images are useful to all.

EASI presents: Accessible Digital Images

Presenter: Julie Noblitt, Community Manager at the DIAGRAM Center

Digital images, especially STEM images (including mathematical 

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Section 508 Refresh - Using WCAG 2.0 to Evaluate Document Accessibility

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
11:30 AM Pacific, 2:30 PM Eastern

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines can help you catch barriers and more. From ADA Online Learning.

In 2010, the Board's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) for Section 508 proposed to incorporate the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (also known as WCAG 2.0) for evaluating the accessibility of electronic documents. WCAG 2.0 is published and maintained by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is the internationally recognized standards for web accessibility.

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The Low Hanging Fruit of Web Accessibility

Monday, November 18th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents the easiest ways to increase web and document access.

 

EASI presents Technology accessibility specialist Terrill Thompson, who will share a few simple steps that anyone can take to improve the accessibility and usability of their websites and electronic documents.

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The WAI to Web Accessibility

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is a rich but often overlooked source of  guidelines, training materials and testing techniques to help you improve your accessibility knowledge and skills. From 4Good.

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is a rich but often overlooked source of  guidelines, training materials and testing techniques to help you improve your accessibility knowledge and skills.

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The Accessible Website: If You Build It, Everyone Can Come

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Is your library website open, user friendly and accessible to people with disabilities? Or does an invisible door close when they try to use your site? Find out at this webinar from Infopeople.

Libraries strive to be welcoming, friendly places for users of all types, including those with disabilities. From wheelchair ramps and handicapped parking to simple offerings such as large print books and good signage – these are some of the things that make a library’s physical space accessible. But what about the library’s online presence?

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