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Sunday, June 10 • 10:45am - 11:45am
From Content Creation to Content Delivery: Partnering to improve e-book accessibility

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Part I. We will discuss how publishers, aggregators, and libraries can partner to provide a better experience for users.  We will discuss the consolidated results of a number of studies and audits of eBook accessibility, limitations and options for creating accessible PDF and EPUB eBook files, the real-life impact of these limitations on users, and what skillsets we can help to develop and disseminate to help close the gap.

Part II. We will discuss the methods to assess accessibility of your eBooks, website or other electronic resources.  We will look at both automated testing systems and usability testing.  After this session we hope you will have an understanding of how these two approaches can be leveraged to help optimize the research experience for your users.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Fulkerson

Melissa Fulkerson

Director, Institutional Aggregator Sales, Elsevier
Melissa Fulkerson has responsibility for ebook sales and distribution of Elsevier's Books portfolio through resellers and aggregators. Her focus is on ensuring platform choice for libraries and flexibility in business models while driving a sustainable future for ebooks with researchers... Read More →
avatar for JaEun Ku(Jemma)

JaEun Ku(Jemma)

Internet Applications Systems Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Ku had started her career as an academic librarian who was responsible for collection development, user instruction, monographs and serials cataloging. Her professional career has transitioned to an accessible user experience designer and web application developer over the years... Read More →
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Jill Power

Product Manager, EBSCO Information Services
avatar for Emma Waecker

Emma Waecker

Senior Product Manager for eBooks, EBSCO Information Services
Emma has been at EBSCO Information Services for 9 years, and is currently Senior Product Manager for EBSCO eBooks. She is passionate about all things user experience, and has recently been focused on advancing the accessibility and mobile responsiveness of the EBSCO eBooks experience... Read More →


Sunday June 10, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am
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