RE: Library catalogue issue in Australia, Singapore, USA

> To see how bad the pages look on one of the sites that have 
> been recently upgraded, visit 
> Please click on 

As an aside, I see on this page one of the navigation bar links is

When we audited a UK university's online library catalogue a few years
ago, we discovered that JAWS pronounced this phrase as
"eh-reh-soar-ses". This in turn was heard by at least one evaluator as
"error sources", which immediately confused them into thinking that
there was a problem with the application ("What error sources? What's

A sign that the interface has not been near a screen reader during
design and evaluation?


David Sloan
Project Lead
Digital Media Access Group
Division of Applied Computing
University of Dundee

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