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Non-visual access to the digital library (NoVA)

Jenny Craven

Non-visual access to the digital library (NoVA)

the use of the digital library interfaces by blind and visually impaired people

by Jenny Craven

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Published by Manchester Metropolitan University, Centre for Research in Library & Information Management in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and people with visual disabilities -- Great Britain.,
  • Libraries and the blind -- Great Britain.,
  • Information technology -- Great Britain.,
  • Digital libraries -- Great Britain.,
  • Computers and people with visual disabilities -- Great Britain.,
  • Blind, Apparatus for the -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jenny Craven, Peter Brophy.
    SeriesLibrary and Information Commission research report -- 145
    ContributionsBrophy, Peter, 1950-, Manchester Metropolitan University. Centre for Research in Library and Information Management., Great Britain. Library and Information Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19599178M
    ISBN 100953534324

    The International Web for All Conference (W4A) began in as a workshop aiming to make the World Wide Web accessible for people with disabilities. Over the next ten years, the workshop grew into the top conference for web accessibility research, attracting a diverse crowd from academia, industry, government, and non-profit organizations.   The software they created helps interactively access a blind person with a computer, as well as a screen reader app. The computer user will move the mouse cursor or pointer to the part of the computer screen, the software will read the text of that part, or tell them if there is a menu, dialog box or any other digital information.

    Craven, J., Brophy, P.: Non-visual access to the digital library: the use of digital library interfaces by blind and visually impaired by: 8.   The Five-Borough Map: A Nonvisual Design Challenge for New Yorkers by Chancey Fleet, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library December 8, On December 5, we hosted the first in a series of free community workshops about tactile : Chancey Fleet.

      Learn more about: Testing web pages; Designing accessible games; Designing accessible documents and presentations; Info about how to make audio and video files accessible through transcripts and captionsAuthor: Heather Cleary Preferred Pronouns: she her hers. The remainder of the book is organised into four broad themes. The first covers libraries' role in supporting e-learning. CERLIM projects like REVIEL (Resources for the Visually Impaired users of the Electronic Library) and NoVA (Non-Visual Access to the digital library) had respectively looked at accessibility challenges and attempted to.


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