NCCC Libraries, Web Accessibility, & VPATS

Community & Junior College Libraries Section Workshop
NCCC Libraries, Web Accessibility, & VPATS
November 18, 2016, 11 am - 12:30 pm
Snacks will be provided.
Alan Unsworth, from Surry Community College, will give an overview of ADA accessibility, including some background into the NCCCS ADA initiative. The meaning of “equal access” for the disabled will also be discussed. The session will go over some key guidelines for web accessibility and provide overviews for many useful accessibility tools and checkers that will help you get your web pages WCAG2.0AA accessible. The presentation will offer a lesson about VPATS (Voluntary Product Accessibility Templates) and their significance. A web resource compiled by the speaker will be provided to attendees that will contain many relevant VPATS that attendees can take back to their institutions.

Date: 
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cost: 
FREE
Location Information: 

Central Carolina Community College - Harnett Campus
1075 E. Cornelius Harnett Boulevard, Lillington NC 27546
The library is located in the Ethridge Building.