Texas Digital Library Conference System, 2014 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

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Being an 'a11y': Increasing Accessibility in Born Digital Preservation
Lisa Snider

Last modified: 2014-03-25


In the past few years, archivists and librarians have grappled with issues associated with the long term preservation of born digital materials. Are we considering the needs of people with disabilities when preserving these materials?

This presentation will explore how we can increase accessibility when preserving born digital materials. Taken from an archival point of view, the presentation will focus on one solution that may make our born digital material more accessible to people with disabilities.


born digital; preservation; access; accessibility; people with disabilities; archives;

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