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Articles

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the power of accessible knowledge: universities, suppliers + transparency in the information age.

Future Directions in Digital Information | Elsevier

Book Chapter | November 2020

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alice's adventures in alt-text land

BookMachine | May 2020

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the silence of the image

Typefi | May 2020

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aspirational thinking: creating ASPIRE

Inclusive Publishing | February 2020

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writing accessible descriptions for complex images

ALISS Quarterly. Volume 15, Issue 2, January 2020.

Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences

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thinking about the art and science of image description

Scholarly Kitchen | September 2019

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how to write accessible descriptions for interactive charts

Highcharts | July 2019

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interview with the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative

Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative | March 2019

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rethinking content for inclusive higher education

Inclusive Publishing | March 2019

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launching searchBOX: the accessibility contact database

ALISS Quarterly. Volume 14, Issue 2, January 2019.

Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences

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the sound of silence

Inclusive Publishing | October 2018

Presentations + Conferences

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Making Content Accessible in your Moodle

A Brickfield Education Labs conference event

Writing image descriptions with the focus|LOCUS method

Online |  28 June 2021

registration details coming soon
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Kent Digital Accessibility Conference 2021

Creating user-focused accessibility statements with the ASPIRE FACTS model: The University of Kent case study.

Online |  16 June 2021

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Northern Collaboration Enabling Group

Scene-setting + Story Telling: the art + science of alt text.

Online |  14 June 2021

registration details coming soon
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DAISY Consortium Webinar

The Art and Science of Describing Images (Part 3) with Valerie Morrison, Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology

Online |  10 February 2021

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DAISY Consortium Webinar

The Art and Science of Describing Images (Part 2) with Valerie Morrison, Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology

Online |  2 December 2020

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UKSG Further Education 2020

Telling Your Accessibility Story: Creating Compliant and Learner-Focused Accessibility Statements

Online |  1 December 2020

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City University Publishing

Telling Images: An Introduction to textBOX + more.

London |  26 November 2020

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ASPIREeducation webinar

Accessibility Answered. Addressing your accessibility questions

Alistair McNaught + Huw Alexander in association with AbilityNet, All Able, Brickfield, and codemantra.

Online |  18 September 2020

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ASPIREeducation webinar

Accessibility Statements: Clearing the Final Hurdles

Alistair McNaught + Huw Alexander

Online |  11 September 2020

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ProQuest Books Week

Ebook Central: Accessibility and optimising the research experience. with Brandy McNamara, Director Product Management at ProQuest

Online |  11 September 2020

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DAISY Consortium Webinar

The Art and Science of Describing Images (Part 1) with Valerie Morrison, Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation, Georgia Institute of Technology

Online |  22 July 2020

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The Digital Squeeze | EBSCO

Discussing the ASPIRE service for assessing accessibility statements with the team at EBSCO.

Podcast |  9 July 2020

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Kent Digital Accessibility Conference

Simplifying Content Accessibility

University of Kent | Online |  9-11 June 2020

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BibliU Webinar Series

Unpacking Accessibility: How to Ensure You're Providing Accessible Remote Learning for Students

Online |  29 May 2020

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BookMachine Campus

Understanding Accessibility in EPUB (guest speaker)

Online |  14 May 2020

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DAISY Consortium Webinar

Online |  29 April 2020

Webinar + transcript available

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ProQuest Books User Day

textBOX, ASPIRE + ProQuest (guest speaker)

London |  12 March 2020

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London Book Fair

Accessible Books Consortium International Excellence Award

London |  11 March 2020

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London Book Fair

Accessibility: Reflections on the International Landscape

London |  11 March 2020

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ProQuest Books User Day

textBOX, ASPIRE + ProQuest (guest speaker)

Manchester |  9 March 2020

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BookMachine Campus

Understanding Accessibility in EPUB (guest speaker)

London |  25 February 2020

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City University Publishing

Telling Images: An Introduction to textBOX

London |  13 February 2020

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BookMachine Unplugged

London |  12 February 2020

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Open University OpenTEL 

Once Upon a Time: The Art of Telling the Story of Complex Images.

Milton Keynes |  20 January 2020

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Library Champions

Image Description in 5 Charts + 3 Equations.

London |  27 November 2019

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BIC Breakfast

London |  26 September 2019

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BookMachine Unplugged

London |  25 September 2019

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UKAAF Annual Conference

London |  12 June 2019

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Kent Digital Accessibility

University of Kent | Canterbury |  6 June 2019

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CSUN

Telling Images: Writing Complex Image Descriptions

Anaheim |  11-16 March 2019

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VitalSource Digital Discovery

Learning from the results of the ASPIRE project

London |  6 March 2019

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Library Champions

Introducing searchBOX

London |  27 February 2019

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BookMachine Unplugged

ASPIRE awards + The Business of Accessibility

London |  20 February 2019

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City University Publishing

Telling Images: An Introduction to textBOX

London |  7 February 2019

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Accessing Higher Ground

Denver |  14-16 November 2018

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