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E-Books and Inclusion: Dream Come True or Nightmare Unending?

  • Alistair McNaught
  • Shirley Evans
  • Simon Ball
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

Nine e-book delivery platforms were tested for various aspects of accessibility. The results of this testing are discussed in terms of the roles and responsibilities in creating an accessible e-book delivery platform. The e-Book Access Bridge Model is introduced as a potential means of explaining to publishers the importance of ensuring every step in the process is barrier-free.

Keywords

accessibility usability e-books inclusion platforms publishing 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alistair McNaught
    • 1
  • Shirley Evans
    • 1
  • Simon Ball
    • 1
  1. 1.JISC TechDis ServiceHigher Education Academy BuildingYorkU.K.

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