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Making the Web OPAC More Accessible

Coombs, Karen A. (2004) Making the Web OPAC More Accessible. In: North American Aleph User Group Sixth Annual Meeting, June 5-7, 2005, University of Maryland, College Park.

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Do you worry about your Web OPAC meeting Web Accessibility Guidelines? This session will focus on how to deal with web accessibility issues with the Web OPAC. The costs and benefits of various coding solutions for making the Web OPAC more accessible will be discussed, along with accessibility challenges that the Web OPAC presents. Audience: Individuals editing and maintaining any frameless version of the ALEPH Web OPAC who are interested in accessibility and usability issues. Attendees should be familiar with HTML and editing Web OPAC files. Version: 14.2 Patch 7 Frameless Web OPAC, but is appropriate for all versions of ALEPH that utilize an HTML-based frameless OPAC. Educational outcomes: Participants will understand the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and different priority levels. Participants will discover Web Accessibility resources (on the web, and in print). Participants will learn various tools and methods for assessing the Web OPAC's web accessibility. Participants will recognize common web accessibility issues and how to resolve them in the WebOPAC. Participants will identify the costs and benefits of different coding solutions to making the Web OPAC more web accessible

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title:North American Aleph User Group Sixth Annual Meeting
Subjects:Aleph
Divisions:North American Aleph Users Group (NAAUG)
ID Code:87
Deposited By: Pascal Calarco
Deposited On:07 Aug 2009 19:23
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:03

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