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Libraries and Accessibility: Accessible Websites

Resources on accessibility, the ADA, and services to persons with disabilities.

Accessible Website Resources

Testing Website Accessibility

To help evaluate the accessibility of a web site, type its URL into the WAVE (web accessibility evaluation) tool. See the WAVE help page for information about how it works.

You can also use the Color Contrast Checker from WebAIM.

More web accessibility evaluation tools are listed through the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative. Start with their "Easy Checks" list for a preliminary review of a site's accessibility.

Library Guidelines for Web Accessibility

These libraries have posted their guidelines for web site accessibility online:

Books on Web Accessibility

These books are available from the library service centers through our catalog:

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