The Accessibility Essentials Series
Accessibility Essentials 1: Making Electronic Documents More Readable
The JISC TechDis Accessibility Essentials Guide on Making Documents More Readable has been designed to give practical step-by-step information, to enable anyone reading material to amend its look and feel into a style which suits them. These hints and tips will not only be of great use to people who read documents on-screen, but also to those presenting material (for example, via a data projector) in different lighting conditions, or those who work in differing levels of light (for example, while working on a train).
Accessibility Essentials 2: Writing Accessible Electronic Documents with Microsoft® Word
This document is designed to outline the techniques people need to ensure the writing of accessible electronic information. This document will concentrate on guidance for Microsoft® Word. When producing electronic information the biggest accessibility gain is ensuring the user can amend the look and feel in a way which suits them. However, there are a number of font and structure techniques which can increase the readability for a larger number of people.
Accessibility Essentials 3: Creating Accessible Presentations
It is important to ensure that while creating presentations accessibility is considered. This document will provide information on the creation of accessible presentations, both for projection and wider use (for example, when a presentation is made available online) along with hints and tips on how to present to an audience in an accessible manner. This document will concentrate on the use of Microsoft® PowerPoint.
Accessibility Essentials 4: Making the Most of PDFs
The JISC TechDis Accessibility Essentials Guide on Making the Most of PDFs has been designed to provide step-by-step information to enable anyone creating Portable Document Format (PDF) documents do so in a more accessible manner. These hints and tips will benefit those who create PDF documents using scanned materials or word processed documents, or receive a PDF version of publicity materials from a graphic designer. This publication is supported by further supplementary material.