Tag: standards

Accessibility Metadata Best Practices for Ebooks

Learn about the current accessibility metadata landscape in publishing and find best practices for describing accessible content to implement into your workflow.

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

Brush Education’s Accessible Publishing Journey: The Complex Work of Making Textbooks Accessible

Dive into Brush Education's thorough process of making textbooks accessible, their Benetech certification journey, and their workflow and production changes.

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

Freehand Books’ Accessible Publishing Journey: How a Small Press Made Their Entire Catalogue Accessible

Find out how Freehand Books remediated their backlist into accessible format, earned their GCA Benetech certification, and changed their eBook production workflows.

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

Introduction to ISO 639 Language Codes and Where to Find Them

Learn about ISO 639 language code sets, their implementation in HTML, and where to find a (mostly) comprehensive code list.

Subject(s): Ebook Production, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

The Pre-certification Process

Summary of what to expect from the eBound–Benetech pre-certification process.

Subject(s): Ebook Production
Resource Type(s): Step-by-Step
Audience:
Introduction

How the Certification Process Works

If a publisher is confident in their workflow, they might consider getting certified accessible. This post explains how that process works.

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

Simplified Manual Accessibility Reporting Tool (SMART)

SMART is a robust accessibility checking tool that tests content against a number of metrics to support making ebook content.

Subject(s): Ebook Production
Resource Type(s): Tools
Audience:
Introduction

Introduction to the Navigation File

This Introduction to the Navigation File of an EPUB breaks down the elements that make up this important file.

Subject(s): Ebook Production
Resource Type(s): Checklist, Foundations and Rationale, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Technical

Introduction to Schema.org Accessibility Metadata

This resource defines all of the schema.org accessibility metadata properties and provides guidance on what to include in your OPF file.

Subject(s): Metadata
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Technical

Accessible Audiobook Workflow Guide: Producing Born Accessible Audiobooks

This resource reviews key steps to create audiobook that are as accessible as possible, and discuss the key aspects of what makes an audiobook accessible.

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