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Meeting Sustainable Goals Through Improved Digital Accessibility of Content: a Landscape Review in the University Context

Akeroyd, John; Merlo, Anna; (2023) Meeting Sustainable Goals Through Improved Digital Accessibility of Content: a Landscape Review in the University Context. SCIentific RESearch and Information Technology , 13 (2) pp. 161-170. 10.2423/i22394303v13n2p161. Green open access

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Abstract

The goal of this paper is to deepen the concepts and practice of digital accessibility to people with disabilities. In particular it builds on the wider concept of sustainability. It also addresses the impact on libraries, the relevant standards and processes and finally reports an overview of the state of the art in implementation through interviews with librarians.

Type: Article
Title: Meeting Sustainable Goals Through Improved Digital Accessibility of Content: a Landscape Review in the University Context
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.2423/i22394303v13n2p161
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.2423/i22394303v13n2p161
Language: English
Additional information: © The Author(s), 2023. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives License 4.0 (CC-BY-NC-ND), where it is permissible to download and share the work provided it is properly cited. The work cannot be changed in any way or used commercially without permission from the journal. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Keywords: Digital accessibility, Sustainable goals, Sustainable development, Accessible formats, Artificial Intelligence, Accessible alternative texts, Web accessibility, Digital content
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Dept of Information Studies
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10186935
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