Online On Ramps: A Pilot Study Evaluation of the Accessibility of Canadian Public Library Web Sties to Visually and Hearing Challenged Users

Authors

  • Sarah Forgrave The University of Western Ontario
  • Lynne (E.F) McKechnie The University of Western Ontario

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29173/cais485

Abstract

A pilot study was conducted to assess the accessibility of Canadian public library web pages to visually and hearing challenged individuals using adaptive technologies. A random sample of their library home pages were evaluated using Bobby, a software program created by the Centre for Applied Special Technology using the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Guidelines. Results suggest that Canadian public...

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Published

2013-10-16

How to Cite

Forgrave, S., & McKechnie, L. (E.F). (2013). Online On Ramps: A Pilot Study Evaluation of the Accessibility of Canadian Public Library Web Sties to Visually and Hearing Challenged Users. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of CAIS / Actes Du congrès Annuel De l’ACSI. https://doi.org/10.29173/cais485

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