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every image tells a story. we describe yours.
WHAT IS THE USE OF A BOOK
At textBOX we agree with Alice. That's why we describe images for a living. We tell the story of every image and we'd love to help to tell the story of yours.
We hope you enjoy exploring our website and remember we are available through the looking glass at email@example.com.
We apply our unique focus|LOCUS method to writing high-quality, user-friendly alt-text + image descriptions for every type of content provider.
Accessibility meets discoverability with alt-text designed specifically to tell the story of your website content.
searchBOX is a free contact directory of 7,000+ publishers, ebook platforms, universities + digital providers created by textBOX to help librarians and disability service officers source accessible content + accessibility statements.
The ASPIRE service provides content providers with testing and accreditation for your accessibility statements.
Described is the textBOX guide to image description. It provides comprehensive guidance for creating consistent, quality image descriptions for your visual content.
Want to learn more about how to write or assess image description? We can help you with a bespoke seminar focused on your requirements.
I must congratulate textBOX for doing such an excellent job. The transcription is accurate and readable, detailed and consistent, and it draws the reader into the story as told by images and words together.
The collaboration with textBOX has been a pleasure and will enable all of our students to enjoy and understand this novel in its entirety.
Dr Francesca Benatti | Open University
Client: The Open University
Project: Stardust by Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess
Have you ever wanted to know more about the accessibility experts in the industry? Even their lunch preferences? Then lunchBOX, the new interview feature from textBOX, might be just for you.
20 questions. 20 answers. Lunchtime reading. Served.
Click the logos below to explore our recent interviews with Taylor & Francis, Ingram Content Group, VitalSource, University of Kent, Cambridge University Press, the Swansea University Transcription Centre, Kogan Page, DAISY Consortium and SUPC.
Learn more about our ASPIRE verification service for accessibility statements and read the accessibility stories of content providers.
explore the ASPIRElists
The ASPIRElists enable universities to assess the quality of accessibility statements across the publishing industry + ensure compliance with legislation. Click the links below to explore the reviews of publishers + ebook platforms.
Read about the impact of the ASPIRE project on the publishing + university community. Click a logo link below to learn more.
what is alt-text?
make a difference with alt-text
Promote inclusivity, reduce barriers to education and demonstrate corporate social responsibility.
Gain a competitive advantage with online retailers that advertise and promote accessibility.
Improve the user experience for all your customers.
Ensure that you are compliant with international accessibility laws.
Enhance search engine discoverability + attract new users to your content.