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Tuesday, May 9 • 10:45am - 11:15am
Evaluating the Accessibility of OCLC Products

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This presentation will discuss the methodology used to measure the accessibility of OCLC products. We'll discuss the origins of the methodology and how it is implemented at OCLC to create Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates, which document the level of conformance of a product to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and Section 508c accessibility standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Customers increasingly require conformance to these accessibility guidelines and standards in their product-purchasing requests. We'll conclude with a discussion of how one OCLC product moved from merely documenting the many instances in which it did not meet the guidelines to achieving nearly 100% conformance.

Speakers
avatar for Heather Alexander

Heather Alexander

User Interface Designer, OCLC
avatar for Don Mulder

Don Mulder

Senior UX Designer, OCLC
avatar for Michael Prasse

Michael Prasse

Lead User Experience Researcher, OCLC
Mike Prasse is the founder and manager of the OCLC Usability Lab. He has presented at conferences and written articles on usability testing. Most recently, he has helped create and implement a methodology to quickly evaluate OCLC products on their level of accessibility for impai... Read More →


Tuesday May 9, 2017 10:45am - 11:15am
Lakeside Room 6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, Ohio, 43017

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