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Building Accessible Websites

Class Details

This is the third of the four part webinar series: Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library. Attend one or all the sessions. Missed one? Each session is recorded for viewing at your convenience.

In this webinar our presenter will cover the basics of accessible web content creation including heading structure, ordered and unordered lists, images, links, and color.

Course Objectives:
•Participants will learn how to create accessible heading structure for websites.
•Participants will learn how to create ordered and unordered lists for accessibility.
•Participants will learn the necessary steps for creating accessible links and assigning alternative text to images.

Anna Marie Golden is an IT Accessibility Specialist at the University of Washington with expertise in web accessibility and a Master's degree in user-centered design. She is passionate about the web and making it accessible to people of all abilities and was awarded the DO-IT 2013 Trailblazer award for her work to increase accessibility on the internet. She believes one person can change the world and that independence and inspiration can be fostered through good design.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Region/Office: National
Jul 25, 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM PT
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator

More and more libraries and educational institutions provide online content whether databases, archival collections, videos, and documents. But how much of this information is accessible by those who are blind, have low vision, or are hard of hearing? Libraries and other institutions are legally required to provide accessible content. This webinar series will provide some basic steps librarians can take to make their content accessible to all. 

This webinar series will comprise of 4 separate sessions addressing specific accessibility topics. Attend one or all of the sessions to increase your library's online digital access. Each session is eligible for 1 Medical Library Association (MLA) CE.

  • July 11 session: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Promote Framework Principles Adoption, Student Engagement and Active Learning
  • July 18 session: Promoting Accessible Document Creation
  • July 25 session: Building Accessible Websites
  • August 1 session: Accessibility in Procurement

Registration is encouraged but not required.

  • Attendees will recognize the need for accessible online content and the benefits of universal design.
  • Attendees will be able to apply tips for creating accessible documents.
  • Attendees will be able to practice a basic step towards website accessibility.
  • Attendees will discover resources and tools to develop accessible online information.

How to Connect:

It is recommended to review this Webex help document prior to joining WebEx or if you are having trouble joining the webinar.

Shortly before the session begins, follow this link to the current session of Universal Design for Learning: Accessibility at the Library (this link stays the same for each session)
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Need assistance?

For assistance, you can contact NNLM PNR at nnlm@uw.edu