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Workshop 1008

Section 508 Compliance and Document Accessibility: How to Make Your Reports Accessible for Everybody

Sunday, January 12, 2020      9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Convention Center, 147B
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Library and Information Science for Transportation (ABG40)
Standing Committee on Conduct of Research (Merged with ABG30 to form Standing Committee on Research Innovation Implementation Management, AJE35, on 4/15/2020) (ABG10)

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This workshop addresses how to make sure research deliverables meet the new electronic document accessibility requirements of the 2018 revised standards under the Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794d). This session will include background as well as recommended tools and workflows to ensure deliverables meet federal standards and allow for richer indexing of reports in databases and search engines like Google.

Title Presentation Number
508 Compliance and Document Accessibility: Why It Matters and How to Do It
Mary Moulton, OST-R/Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Judith Salter
Timothy Creagan, U.S. Access Board
Craig Pryor, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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