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2022 EDP Workshop: Integrating Accessibility into EDP Workflows

Building on the April hangout on accessibility, the EDP Workshop on Integrating Accessibility into EDP Workflows will dig deeper into the logistics of creating accessible ebooks and integrating accessibility into your workflows. Short informal Q&A sessions on gathering and preparing material for accessible ebooks, creating accessible ebooks (in- and out-of-house), and navigating the various resources and certifications available to presses will each be followed by small breakout sessions. EDP staff who are just getting started with accessibility and those with more experience are all invited to participate.

Session 1: Gathering and preparing material for accessible ebooks
Speakers: Ana Jimenez-Moreno, Acquisitions Editor, Ohio State University Press; Clara Totten, Acquisitions Editor, Georgetown University Press
Session 2: Creating accessible ebooks: Tips for in-house ebook creation and out-of-house vendors
Speakers: Meagan Dyer, Production Editor, University of British Columbia Press; Katrina Petrik, Production Editor, University of British Columbia Press; Sara Thaxton, Book Production Coordinator, University of Arizona Press 
Session 3: Certification, end-user experience, and resources
Speakers: Steve Kuusisto, University Professor and Director of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach at the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University; Deb Taylor, Head of Business Development and Marketing, Westchester Publishing; Jon McGlone, Digital Product Design Engineer and Accessibility Specialist, University of Michigan Libraries/Michigan Publishing

Registration fees: $40 Members; $50 Non-members (Fees are per login, not per individual.)

The session will be held using Zoom. You will receive information on accessing the session prior to the event.

The general session will be live captioned but the breakout room discussions will not. Please contact if you require assistance.

Event Details


June 7, 2022 – June 7, 2022


11am-2pm ET

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