Industry News

  • Creating and Reading Accessible Math (W)
    on October 25, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars October 20th saw a session focused on accessible math and some of the complexities surrounding the creation and reading of math for students. This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar Speaker Information Session… Continue reading... Continue reading “Creating and Reading Accessible Math (W)”… The post Creating and Reading Accessible Math (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Congratulations to the 2021 ABC Excellence Awards Winners
    on October 20, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    Many congratulations to the winners of the Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Awards for Accessible Publishing, announced today at The Frankfurt Book Fair event Accessibility Now. The awards are divided into 2 categories with an impressive set of finalists for each. Publisher Award… Continue reading... Continue reading “Congratulations to the 2021 ABC Excellence Awards Winners”… The post Congratulations to the 2021 ABC Excellence Awards Winners appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • EPUB Accessibility 101 (W)
    on October 11, 2021 at 10:47 am

    In our series of free weekly webinars October 6th saw a session focused on EPUB Accessibility. Our speakers showed everyone what happens under the hood of an EPUB file to support accessibility and managed to demystify some of the technicalities surrounding… Continue reading... Continue reading “EPUB Accessibility 101 (W)”… The post EPUB Accessibility 101 (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • DAISY Information Sharing Day
    on October 7, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    On Thursday October 14th we will be hosting a free information sharing day via Zoom, bringing you updates on a broad range of projects and activities from DAISY and our member organizations. We’ve divided the session into 3 parts to… Continue reading... Continue reading “DAISY Information Sharing Day”… The post DAISY Information Sharing Day appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • User Experience Guide for Displaying Accessibility Metadata
    on September 29, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    The Publishing Community Group at W3C has announced the release of the report, A User Experience Guide for Accessibility Metadata this week and we welcome this additional resource for the publishing industry. Written and designed to be used by all areas… Continue reading... Continue reading “User Experience Guide for Displaying Accessibility Metadata”… The post User Experience Guide for Displaying Accessibility Metadata appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Ways People with Print Disabilities Read (W)
    on September 27, 2021 at 9:44 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars September 22nd saw a session focused on user experience and how people with print disabilities read and the common challenges people encounter.  This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar Speaker Information Session Overview… Continue reading... Continue reading “Ways People with Print Disabilities Read (W)”… The post Ways People with Print Disabilities Read (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading
    on September 10, 2021 at 9:24 am

    On September 8th 2021, the International Literacy Day, six DAISY Member organizations collaborated to publish a common position on the importance of accessible reading. This work has been driven at least in part to aid the publishing industry in preparations… Continue reading... Continue reading “Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading”… The post Common Position on the Importance of Accessible Reading appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021
    on September 1, 2021 at 4:35 pm

    The finalists for the 2021 ABC International Excellence Awards have been announced and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to all candidates who have been shortlisted in each category. The finalists for the Initiative Category are: Dorwina Nowill Foundation… Continue reading... Continue reading “Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021”… The post Finalists Announced for ABC International Excellence Awards 2021 appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W)
    on July 26, 2021 at 3:41 pm

    In our series of free DAISY webinars July 21st saw a session focused on The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021. This webinar was held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association, Accessibility Action Group (AAG) in place of their annual… Continue reading... Continue reading “The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W)”… The post The Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021 (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.