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Tuesday, March 19 • 2:50pm - 3:05pm
The User's Perspective: Accessibility Features in Action

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Get a firsthand look at how an ebook's accessibility features are used by people with print disabilities. Accessibility testers Karoline Bourdeau, Daniella Levy-Pinto, Ka Li, and Steve Murgaski from the National Network for Equitable Library Service have generously donated their time to show ebookcraft attendees how ebooks are used (or can't be used) in real life.

Watch the demo video here: https://booknetcanada.wistia.com/medias/x27d7evrcs

Speakers
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Karoline Bourdeau

Accessibility Tester, National Network for Equitable Library Service
Karoline Bourdeau believes that everything should be accessible. This belief has brought her to NNELS. Since starting as a Production Assistant and into her work as an Accessibility Tester she has been researching human rights concerns related to publishing and legal frameworks in... Read More →
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Daniella Levy-Pinto

Accessibility Testing Coordinator, National Network for Equitable Library Service
Daniella Levy-Pinto is an expert in accessibility, including digital technology as well as livable spaces. She has been a user of assistive technologies for more than 25 years in her different roles in academic and professional settings. As the Coordinator for Accessibility Testing... Read More →
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Ka Li

Accessibility Tester, National Network for Equitable Library Service
Ka Li is an accessibility and usability consultant in the area of digital access. He works with a variety of organizations such as NNELS, Microsoft and Google, to make sure that their products and services provide an outstanding experience for everyone that goes beyond compliance... Read More →
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Steve Murgaski

Accessibility Tester, NNELS
Steve is completely blind, and an avid reader. He specializes in testing websites for accessibility, and is now working with NNELS to do the same for published books. His special interest is texts that contain mathematical symbols and graphs. He believes that these materials need... Read More →