Strategic Planning for Born-Accessible Publishing

Learn how to incorporate accessibility into all aspects of your publishing business. These resources will help guide your thinking on born-accessible workflows and other decision-making.

The European Accessibility Act for non-EU members

Learn about the European Accessibility Act and its impact on the publishing business globally.

Subject(s): Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

Business Case for Producing Accessible Content

Learn why accessibility is good for your business!

Subject(s): Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

360° Accessible Publishing

Learn how accessible publishing can be implemented at all levels by everyone involved in the publishing industry.

Subject(s): Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

Rationale for Creating Accessible Content

Accessible content should be the norm. This resource offers discussion around the reasoning for accessibility and inclusion, including the betterment of society and the business case.

Subject(s): Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

Introduction to Born-Accessible Ebook Production

Creating born-accessible books in-house requires a commitment to accessibility, and an eagerness to learn. This brief Introduction discusses how a publisher can begin strategizing and planning for this goal.

Subject(s): Ebook Production, Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

Introduction to Accessible Digital Marketing

Accessibility should be an organization-wide undertaking, and should inform plans at the outset; this brief introduction offers some discussion around the big picture, and looks at how it can be incorporated into marketing.

Subject(s): Digital Marketing, Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction

Introduction to Website Accessibility

There is a lot of in-depth information available about how to make websites and digital content accessible. This resource discusses 8 recommendations which serve as a great start!

Subject(s): Strategic Planning, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

Who Should Create Image Descriptions

This resource discusses the options you might have for image description creators/authors. There are many different people that can potentially do this work, and deciding on a person or group is an important step!

Subject(s): Image Descriptions, Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Non-technical

Accessible Audiobook Production: What to Record

This resource provides guidelines around what sections of a book should be recorded, and offers some discussion around approaches and options for footnotes/endnotes, and image descriptions.

Subject(s): Audiobook Production, Image Descriptions, Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Checklist, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Technical

Accessible Audiobook Production: Children’s Books

Illustrated children's books present a unique challenge when it comes to recording audio. This resource discusses a few approaches you may consider.

Subject(s): Audiobook Production, Image Descriptions, Strategic Planning
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
Audience:
Introduction