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Summer & Fall 2015, v.27, no.2-3

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Article Title: Accessibility Makes Strides: The ADA and Related Standards Grow Up
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Author(s): Henrietta Verma
Citation: Verma, Henrietta. Accessibility Makes Strides. The ADA and Related Standards Grow Up. Information Standards Quarterly, Summer & Fall 2015, 27(2-3): pp. 49-54.
Abstract:

On June 9, 2016, the Center4Publishing Innovation hosted a chance for publishers to learn about upcoming changes to Federal technology-accessibility rules and guidelines. The organizers promised a discussion of pending updates and their impact on digital and web publishers, but the presentations also offered a broader overview of the state of accessibility and the challenges yet to be overcome. This article describes the day's speeches.

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