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LibA11y: accessibility for LibGuides: Introduction

Introduction to LibA11y

We can't sit on our laurels and assume that our content can be used by everyone.In the library world, we create a lot of content. This guide is designed to help librarians make their content accessible to everyone. In addition to explaining how to make our content accessible, we'll aim to explain why these methods are needed. We hope this makes universal access easier to implement.

Part one discusses the basics of web accessibility. Part two explains best practices for your content and how to test your work. While the best practices will make more sense after reading part one, feel free to skip to the solutions in part two as you need them.

Part One