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=='''SCHEDULE''' (subject to change)==
 
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*'''April 16, 2019. EPUB 101. Registration Complete. 443 registered.
 
*[https://youtu.be/i1dESzg52g8 Watch the recording of the webinar here.]
 
*[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bIVPIudXlcb2msEeK4Tf2-aEv8sslRM1 Download the PPT slide deck here.]
 
**EPUB has become a common file format for academic publications. This introductory webinar is intended to help library, faculty and DSO colleagues get up to speed with this publishing standard and its built-in accessibility features.
 
**Presenters: Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
 
  
*'''April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GWuhyzlcR8i_pcgE6X8ecQ  Click here to register.]'''
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===April 16, 2019. EPUB 101.===
*[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iQXCDqrNdK5Awflx1GsYHeTdytwe39T_ Download the PPT slide deck here.]
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*[https://youtu.be/i1dESzg52g8 Recording of the webinar]
**This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
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*[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bIVPIudXlcb2msEeK4Tf2-aEv8sslRM1 PowerPoint slide deck]
**Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley
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*EPUB has become a common file format for academic publications. This introductory webinar is intended to help library, faculty and DSO colleagues get up to speed with this publishing standard and its built-in accessibility features.
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*Presenters: Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
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===April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES.===
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GWuhyzlcR8i_pcgE6X8ecQ  Click here to register.]
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*[https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iQXCDqrNdK5Awflx1GsYHeTdytwe39T_ PowerPoint slide deck]
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*This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
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*Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley
  
*'''April 30, 2019. READING EPUB WITH A SCREENREADER. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/e74e3de18ad7c0c734538d7d4481ef37  Click here to register.]'''
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===April 30, 2019. READING EPUB WITH A SCREENREADER.===
**Presenters: Amy Salmon, MEd, Senior Accessibility Consultant, Tech for All; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/e74e3de18ad7c0c734538d7d4481ef37  Click here to register.]
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*Presenters: Amy Salmon, MEd, Senior Accessibility Consultant, Tech for All; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
  
*'''May 7, 2019. READING EPUB WITH LOW VISION. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xecCb-FkQpKI5-w6mRsd8A Click here to register.]'''
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===May 7, 2019. READING EPUB WITH LOW VISION.===
**This webinar will review the common EPUB reading apps that offer great experiences for learners with low vision. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xecCb-FkQpKI5-w6mRsd8A Click here to register.]
**Presenters: Robin Spinks, Principal Manager, Digital Accessibility at Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB); Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY
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*This webinar will review the common EPUB reading apps that offer great experiences for learners with low vision. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
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*Presenters: Robin Spinks, Principal Manager, Digital Accessibility at Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB); Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY
  
*'''The week of May 13 - TBD'''
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===The week of May 13 - TBD===
  
*'''May 21, 2019. ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVES OF MAJOR PUBLISHERS. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/099a9bf46231daf1dc2040ba88984b7b Click here to register.]'''
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===May 21, 2019. ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVES OF MAJOR PUBLISHERS.===
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/099a9bf46231daf1dc2040ba88984b7b Click here to register.]
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*Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning; Jonathan Thurston, Pearson; Deb Castiglione, Cengage; Tzviya Siegman, Wiley; Lisa Nicks, McGraw Hill
  
*'''May 28, 2019. REDSHELF DEMO AND ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES. Registration link will be posted shortly.'''
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===May 28, 2019. REDSHELF DEMO AND ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES.===
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*Registration link will be posted shortly.
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*Presenters: Erin Kirchner-Lucas, Director of Digital Accessibility & User Experience at RedShelf
  
*'''June 4, 2019. DISCOVERING ACCESSIBLE TITLES. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/e09539d3a41597cdd746f627e8486654 Click here to register.]'''
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===June 4, 2019. DISCOVERING ACCESSIBLE TITLES.===
**Presenters: Charles LaPierre, Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible, Benetech; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/e09539d3a41597cdd746f627e8486654 Click here to register.]
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*Presenters: Charles LaPierre, Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible, Benetech; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY
  
*'''June 11, 2019. ADDING ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENTS TO EPUB FILES. [https://zoom.us/webinar/register/70798a14fd0c42ca4ac87b605f06faf5 Click here to register.]'''
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===June 11, 2019. ADDING ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENTS TO EPUB FILES.===
**Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility at Macmillan Learning; Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY
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*[https://zoom.us/webinar/register/70798a14fd0c42ca4ac87b605f06faf5 Click here to register.]
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*Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility at Macmillan Learning; Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY
 
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Revision as of 15:26, 19 April 2019

RESOURCES

SCHEDULE (subject to change)

April 16, 2019. EPUB 101.

  • Recording of the webinar
  • PowerPoint slide deck
  • EPUB has become a common file format for academic publications. This introductory webinar is intended to help library, faculty and DSO colleagues get up to speed with this publishing standard and its built-in accessibility features.
  • Presenters: Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY

April 23, 2019. READING EPUB WITH DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DISABILITIES.

  • Click here to register.
  • PowerPoint slide deck
  • This webinar will review some common EPUB reading systems and explore what they offer for learners with dyslexia and learning disabilities. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
  • Presenter: Joseph Polizzotto, Alternate Media Supervisor at University of California, Berkeley

April 30, 2019. READING EPUB WITH A SCREENREADER.

  • Click here to register.
  • Presenters: Amy Salmon, MEd, Senior Accessibility Consultant, Tech for All; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY

May 7, 2019. READING EPUB WITH LOW VISION.

  • Click here to register.
  • This webinar will review the common EPUB reading apps that offer great experiences for learners with low vision. The apps will be relevant whether the EPUBs come from AccessText Network, Bookshare, your library system or from the publisher.
  • Presenters: Robin Spinks, Principal Manager, Digital Accessibility at Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB); Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY

The week of May 13 - TBD

May 21, 2019. ACCESSIBILITY INITIATIVES OF MAJOR PUBLISHERS.

  • Click here to register.
  • Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Macmillan Learning; Jonathan Thurston, Pearson; Deb Castiglione, Cengage; Tzviya Siegman, Wiley; Lisa Nicks, McGraw Hill

May 28, 2019. REDSHELF DEMO AND ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES.

  • Registration link will be posted shortly.
  • Presenters: Erin Kirchner-Lucas, Director of Digital Accessibility & User Experience at RedShelf

June 4, 2019. DISCOVERING ACCESSIBLE TITLES.

  • Click here to register.
  • Presenters: Charles LaPierre, Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible, Benetech; George Kersher, Chief Innovations Officer, DAISY

June 11, 2019. ADDING ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENTS TO EPUB FILES.

  • Click here to register.
  • Presenters: Rachel Comerford, Senior Director of Content Standards and Accessibility at Macmillan Learning; Richard Orme, Chief Executive Officer, DAISY