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Tuesday, October 15 • 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Libraries: Spaces For Everyone - Web Accessibility Basics and Beyond [Pre-Conference; Registration Required]

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*This pre-conference must have a minimum of 15 registrants by September 15 in order to prevent cancellation. If this pre-conference is cancelled, you will be notified by October 1.* This will be an interactive workshop that allows attendees to learn about digital accessibility guidelines, laws, and practices and gain hands-on experience putting these into practice with their own platforms. We will also work to build empathy and better understanding of how our work can impact our users with accessibility needs and concerns. We will walk through the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1), review how to use various tools and methods to audit a website, and provide time to work with colleagues or other workshop attendees on your websites and online tools. In addition, we will look at how accessibility can affect subscribed electronic resources, focusing on steps you can take to be aware of accessibility before you purchase a resource and methods you can employ to work with vendors after a resource is purchased.

Speakers
avatar for Amanda Glenn-Bradley

Amanda Glenn-Bradley

User Engagement Librarian & Coordinator of the CrAFT Studio, UNC Asheville
I am the resident extroverted librarian who will nerd out about outreach, maker culture, history, and anything pop culture with you!
avatar for Kate Hill

Kate Hill

Electronic Resources Librarian, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
I enjoy talking about all things geek, and exploring new food and beer places. Oh, I also enjoy talking UX for e-resource access and best ways to wrangle metadata into something useful.

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Tuesday October 15, 2019 1:30pm - 4:30pm
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