Everything tagged: Accessibility
The Library of Parliament has released a number of research publications on topics of interest to the library and IM community, including: Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Federal Legislation affecting People with Disabilities
News July 20, 2018
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 expands provisions for mobile, low vision, and cognitive and learning disabilities; international uptake in progress
News June 5, 2018
The EAF mid-sized call for concepts provides contribution funding to organizations for projects that help improve and make Canadian facilities and venues more accessible for people with disabilities.
News April 1, 2018
Call for Participation: Survey on Library Programmes and Services for People Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind
The survey is being conducted to support work by the Section towards the development of Guidelines for Library Services to People Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafblind.
News February 15, 2018
The BC Libraries Cooperative today announced the receipt of $1 million from the Government of Canada to expand the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS).
News February 15, 2018
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) released two draft documents last week.
News December 10, 2017
Highlights from ministerial mandate letters on issues of interest to the librarianship community.
Blog October 4, 2017
Canada today became the key 20th nation to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty, which will bring the Treaty into force in three month’s time on September 30, 2016.
News June 30, 2016
CNIB Receives $2 Million to Support Production of Alternate Format Published Materials for People with Print Disabilities
Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced $2 million in funding for the CNIB to continue supporting its production of alternate format published materials for people with print disabilities.
News June 14, 2016
Digital policies may not have played a significant role in the just-concluded national election, but the arrival of a majority Liberal government will leave many expecting “real change” on the digital front in the years ahead.
News October 28, 2015