Metadata and Universal Access

Metadata is being used to help design user accessibility to information in digital libraries as well as on the web, but there are still issues with universal design for users.    Metadata could be helpful in matching user’s needs and preferences with accessibility solutions.  It is essential in the project with GP II/Cloiud4All and Floe … Continue reading Metadata and Universal Access

Digital Libraries & Accessibility

I have been considering some of the challenges of accessibility to users of Digital Libraries. One of the main reasons for creating digital collections is to make resources more easily accessible to patrons, but are digital libraries user-friendly to the disabled and visually impaired? Current literature about accessibility for disabled users within digital libraries is … Continue reading Digital Libraries & Accessibility