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"ISO CD 8.2, Information and documentation - Presentation of Periodicals" has opened for ballot

From: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:51:50 -0600
To: "W3C Publishing Working Group" <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, "W3C Team on Public Relations" <w3t-pr@w3.org>
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Dear All,
I wanted to share this news from NISO
Ballot Title: ISO CD 8.2, Information and documentation - Presentation of
12 Accessibility 
Periodicals are presented in a way that is in compliance with applicable
standards of accessibility. Ensuring accessibility aids in discoverability
search engines and preservation as well as enabling all individuals to
access the content. 
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, WCAG 2.0, is a stable, referenceable
technical standard 
developed through the W3C process. It has 12 guidelines that are organized
under 4 principles: 
perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust. For each guideline, there
are testable success criteria, 
which are at three levels: A, AA, and AAA. 
(https://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag and 
For more information, refer to EPUB Accessibility Specification 1.0
Conformance and Discovery Requirements for EPUB Publications 
EPUB Accessibility Techniques 
EPUB Accessibility Specification 1.0
George Kerscher Ph.D.
-In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human right.
Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) 
Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a division of the
Phone: +1 406/549-4687
Cell:+1 406/544-2466 
Email: kerscher@montana.com
Received on Thursday, 10 August 2017 21:52:28 UTC

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