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Re: The DAISY Consortium releases Ace, the Free EPUB Accessibility Checking Tool

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:20:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxGQNEsisd7Nkq1Rdf16UPcFMewn2aZwAio3kj1vMYT8kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
Cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
George,

Thank you for sharing! This is wonderful news!!

On Jan 29, 2018 5:03 PM, "George Kerscher" <kerscher@montana.com> wrote:

> Dear WAI IG,
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> Sorry if you get this more than once.
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> The DAISY Consortium is delighted to announce the launch of Ace by DAISY,
> the ground-breaking free and open source accessibility checking tool for
> ebooks created in the widely adopted EPUB format.
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> Ace by DAISY, equips the publishing industry with a tool which can test
> their ebooks against internationally recognized standards for
> accessibility. Designed to assist content providers at any stage in their
> workflow, Ace by DAISY will make it easier to produce higher quality, more
> accessible EPUB content files.
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> The full press release can be accessed at http://www.prweb.com/releases/
> 2018/01/prweb15141305.htm
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> For further information on Ace and how to get started:
> https://inclusivepublishing.org/Ace
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> Please help us to promote this major step forward in accessible
> publishing!
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>    - Share the press release with your colleagues / audience
>    - Tweet about it using #AcebyDAISY
>    - Follow @Inclusivepub @accessibledaisy on Twitter
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> With regards
>
> Avneesh Singh
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> Best
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> George
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> George Kerscher Ph.D.
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> -In our Information Age, access to information is a fundamental human
> right.
>
> Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY Consortium
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> http://www.daisy.org
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> Senior Advisor, Global Literacy, Benetech
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> http://www.benetech.org
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> President, International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF)
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> http://www.idpf.org
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> Member of the National Museum and Library Services  Board (IMLS)
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> http://www.imls.gov
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> Chair Steering Council Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), a division of
> the W3C
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> http://www.w3c.org/wai
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> Phone: +1 406/549-4687 <(406)%20549-4687>
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> Cell:+1 406/544-2466 <(406)%20544-2466>
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> Email: kerscher@montana.com
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