ePub and accessibility links, guides and templates

Links to ePub resources across the web

Elias Constantopedos
Three boys in a school in Uganda using laptops
UNICEF/2019/De Barbeyrac

07 July 2019

Accessible ePub links:

eKitabu Accessible EPUB Toolkit: https://www.ekitabu.com/index.php/impact/toolkit/

DAISY accessible EPUB Guide: http://www.daisy.org/tools-products-and-services

Floe Project: A wealth of EPUB 3 resources, many other inclusive design resources from across the web. https://handbook.floeproject.org/EPUB3Resources.html

Benetec Accessibility: https://benetech.org/about/accessibility/

EPUB Secrets: Many Articles and links for ePub resources. http://epubsecrets.com/category/epub3-2

Library of accessible EPUBs: https://www.bookshare.org/cms/

Diagram Center Guide on Accessible Publishing: http://diagramcenter.org/born-accessible-publishing.html

Guide to Accessible InDesign: https://www.lynda.com/InDesign-tutorials/EPUB-Accessibility-Using-InDesign/751319-2.html

 

Accessibility links:

David Bane's site on Inclusion through technology: http://davebanesaccess.org/

Interaction Design Foundation: Inclusive technology resources https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/accessibility-usability-for-all?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=letter2018-11-13&utm_campaign=non-members

How to design for all: https://www.interaction-design.org/courses/accessibility-how-to-design-for-all

Screen Reader Demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEbl5jvLKGQ

 

Universal Design links

Principles of Universal Design for website: https://www.interaction-design.org/literature/article/learn-to-create-accessible-websites-with-the-principles-of-universal-design

CAST UDL guidelines: http://udlguidelines.cast.org/?utm_medium=web&utm_campagin=none&utm_source=cast-home

Kat Holmes on Universal Design & Inclusive Design: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h42RThsvXxs&t=131s

 

EPUB templates and samples:

IDPF EPUB Sample Projects: https://github.com/idpf/epub3-samples

Accessible Image Sample Book: http://diagramcenter.org/standards-and-practices/accessible-image-sample-book.html

eKitabu EPUB Templates: http://toolkit.ekitabu.com:8090/td/3-examples-templates

InDesign Accessible Template: https://indesignsecrets.com/indesign-template-of-the-month-accessible-epub.php