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  • Thorium 1.8.0 New Improvements For Accessibility
    on January 25, 2022 at 3:32 pm

    Thorium Reader is the free desktop EPUB reader published by EDRLab. Version 1.8.0, recently launched, includes new features, improvements and bug fixes, notably the following accessibility features: Full DAISY format 2.02 support in addition to the previously supported DAISY 3. “where… Continue reading... Continue reading “Thorium 1.8.0 New Improvements For Accessibility”… The post Thorium 1.8.0 New Improvements For Accessibility appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • EU Accessibility Act: Update (W)
    on December 6, 2021 at 11:26 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars December 1st saw a session focused on the European Accessibility Act giving us a chance to check-in and find out the latest updates as we prepare for the act. This page contains: Full Video… Continue reading... Continue reading “EU Accessibility Act: Update (W)”… The post EU Accessibility Act: Update (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Creating and Editing Accessible EPUB (W)
    on November 22, 2021 at 4:47 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars November 17th saw a session focused on “Creating and Editing Accessible EPUB”. This webinar follows our previous session on Validating and Conformance Checking EPUBs. This page contains: Full Video of the Webinar Speaker Information… Continue reading... Continue reading “Creating and Editing Accessible EPUB (W)”… The post Creating and Editing Accessible EPUB (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Webinar Resources
    on November 17, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    This page lists the current webinar resources. Resources for previous webinars can be found on their summary page, listed on our webinars page.   Continue reading... Continue reading “Webinar Resources”… The post Webinar Resources appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • Validating and Conformance Checking of EPUB (W)
    on November 8, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    In our series of free weekly webinars November 3rd saw a session focused on the validation and conformance of EPUB content. When using the EPUB format a few simple steps can help highlight any issues and guide you on the path… Continue reading... Continue reading “Validating and Conformance Checking of EPUB (W)”… The post Validating and Conformance Checking of EPUB (W) appeared first on The DAISY Consortium.

  • 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.