EPUB is just one of many branches in a larger accessibility domino run. While this is where you may begin your efforts, it is not the only section that needs to be engineered.
Posts Tagged: accessibility
On the difference between audiobooks, ebooks with media overlays, and assistive technologies.
The potential use of machine learning tools… via an Application Programming Interface (API) to generate descriptions that a publisher can use as initial drafts of the description of the relevant images
This is a guest post from #eprdctn old-timer, Keith Snyder from TypeFlow Books. Your Ally in #a11y My appreciation of Sigil as an EPUB editor is longstanding. I don’t use anything else—no oXygen, no Dreamweaver, nada. One of Sigil’s handy…Continue Reading →
Once you’ve got your ebook workflow down, paying attention to the nuances of accessibility, how do you check that work? There is no substitute for experience, but I have a couple of tools that can help. Use these tools to…Continue Reading →
If ebooks are something you think about, or make, or sell, or catalogue, then ebookcraft is relevant to you. It is a two day conference with a laser focus on ebooks, and designed for ebook developers and ebook-adjacent people. It…Continue Reading →
For the past month or so, I have been working on a series of accessibility audits for a number of Canadian publishers on behalf of NNELS. The content was broad and diverse, from children’s picture books and novels, to complex…Continue Reading →
Robust navigation is a hallmark of EPUB3. Along with the reading system table of contents and the inside-the-book contents, Landmarks and Page List add value and functionality. They’re simple additions that make a book more accessible and easier to use….Continue Reading →
Kristin Brodeur tells how she won the ebookcraft challenge Starting in 2016, the ebookcraft conference has included an ebook design challenge, “So You Think You Can Code.” In 2017, the winner was Kristin Brodeur of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In this…Continue Reading →
This is a guest post from Teresa Elsey from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The W3C put on its first Publishing Summit on November 9 and 10 in San Francisco, as part of the W3C Technical Plenary/Advisory Committee week (TPAC), when the…Continue Reading →