Tag: alt-text

Accessibility in Scholarly Publishing with the University of Calgary Press

Discover the accessible publishing journey of an academic Canadian publisher.

Subject(s): Blog
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

How ECW Press Made Denison Avenue Accessible for All

Canada Reads 2024 contender Denison Avenue is a moving story told in visual art and fiction, available in several accessible formats for all readers.

Subject(s): Blog
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

Literary Image Description Best Practices Guide

Learn strategies for writing expressive image descriptions while maintaining current accessibility best practices.

Subject(s): Image Descriptions
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

Ebook Workflow Guide: In-house Production of Born-Accessible Ebooks

To prepare a book for conversion, with accessibility in mind, the steps covered in Ebook Workflow Guide: In-house Production of Born Accessible Ebooks should be followed (if you use Word and InDesign for your manuscript...

Subject(s): Ebook Production
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices, Step-by-Step
Audience:
Technical

Introduction to Accessible Social Media Content

Ebooks are not the only digital content that benefit from accessibility! All digital content, from webpages to Facebook posts, can be inclusive and accessible. This resource provides general recommendations which apply to most of the most...

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

Introduction to Image Descriptions

Including image descriptions in your ebooks and digital content hugely increases accessibility because it ensures that all readers have access to the same content. This Introduction discusses the importance of image descriptions - to your...

Subject(s): Image Descriptions
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale
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

Best Practices for Writing Image Descriptions

This Best Practices document reviews key guidelines to writing image descriptions. Whether you are a publisher, freelancer, author, or anyone else, this document will help you make decisions about how and what to describe.

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

Introduction to Writing Alt-text for Digital Media (other than ebooks)

Images used on websites, social media, and other non-book content need image descriptions. The writing guidelines are mostly the same, but there are a few additional things to consider. This Introduction document looks at these,...

Subject(s): Digital Marketing, Image Descriptions
Resource Type(s): Checklist
Audience:
Introduction

Guide for Reviewing Image Descriptions

This guide shares a short checklist of items to review when reading or editing image descriptions. Whether you wrote them yourself, or someone else wrote them, this guide will help ensure the quality of descriptions.

Subject(s): Digital Marketing, Ebook Production, Image Descriptions, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Checklist, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Non-technical