Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible to All / Edition 1by Barbara T. Mates, Doug Wakefield, Judith M. Dixon, Doug Wakefield, Judith M. Dixon
Pub. Date: 01/28/2000
Publisher: American Library Association
Recent court decisions affirm that libraries must proactively and deliberately plan for accessibility of electronic resources. Adaptive
So many of your resources now come off the network. Can people with disabilities access the electronic information resources you make available to other library users? The Americans with Disabilities Act stipulates that they should.
Recent court decisions affirm that libraries must proactively and deliberately plan for accessibility of electronic resources. Adaptive Technology for the Internet: Making Electronic Resources Accessible will show you how, with advice on such technologies as screen readers, Braille screens, voice recognition systems, hearing assistance devices, and HTML coding for accessibility Making your electronic resources accessible and publicizing your efforts will welcome a new community of users into your library.
Author Barbara T. Mates, along with adaptive technology experts and users Doug Wakefield and Judith Dixon, understands what works in real-world libraries. In addition to product descriptions, they cover infrastructure issues like funding and staff training. A handy listing of adaptive technology programs in libraries around the country will help you network with colleagues for support and advice.
- American Library Association
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- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 6.87(w) x 9.87(h) x 0.42(d)
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