Overview of content related to 'research' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/15595/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=jenny%20craven&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Involving Users in the Development of a Web Accessibility Tool http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/craven <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue44/craven#author1">Jenny Craven</a> and <a href="/issue44/craven#author2">Mikael Snaprud</a> describe how the EC-funded European Internet Accessibility Observatory Project is involving users in the development of a Web accessibility checking and monitoring tool.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The European Union (EU) is increasingly focused on design for all issues and ensuring that access to information and telecommunications meets the needs of all people in order to address the digital divide and create an information society for all. This includes the estimated 37 million people with disabilities in the EU, as well as other groups who could face barriers to e-inclusion such as older people and people with access limitations. This could include users of alternative devices (e.g. PDAs) or with limited bandwidth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue44/craven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue44 feature article jenny craven mikael snaprud alt cerlim cetis d-lib magazine manchester metropolitan university university of agder w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility data database digital library dissemination flash framework information society javascript licence mobile mobile phone multimedia open source portal research schema search technology software wcag web standards Fri, 29 Jul 2005 23:00:00 +0000 editor 1161 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Understanding the Searching Process for Visually Impaired Users of the Web (NoVA) http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/craven <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue26/craven#author1">Jenny Craven</a> gives an overview of the Resource funded NoVA project (Non-visual access to the digital library).</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="Background_to_the_NoVA_project">Background to the NoVA project</h3> <p>It is recognised that in order to participate fully in today’s society it is vital that citizens are not excluded for any reason, whether by virtue of birth, belief, aptitude or circumstance. Exclusion takes many forms and must be countered in many different ways.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue26/craven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue26 feature article jenny craven british library cerlim manchester metropolitan university rnib university of manchester w3c web accessibility initiative accessibility cataloguing data digital library framework graphics higher education hypertext national library research search technology software url Wed, 10 Jan 2001 00:00:00 +0000 editor 753 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk