Toolkit to Support the Description of Visual Resources for Accessibility in Arts & Humanities Publications
With the support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the University of Michigan Library and Press have released an online resource designed to advance efforts towards accessible digital publishing in the arts and humanities by supporting the description of visual resources. This article provides an overview of the resource and its particular value for visual resources professionals, arts organizations, editors and authors who wish to make publications more accessible to readers with visual impairments and other print disabilities.
This article was prepared with input from U-M Library Communications and VRA Bulletin Content Editor Maureen Burns.
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