Friday, January 09, 2009

B - Journals aim to improve access for the blind

APS News. Journals aim to improve access for the blind APS News 2008 17(11)4, 7


APS journals are developing ways to improve the journals' accessibility to blind people and others with print disabilities while adding enriched content for all users. The journals currently use XML/MathML formatting for text and equations wirh figures in Postscript. They are now working on making equations and images in a universally acccessible format (DAISY, Digital Accessible Information SYstem). They hope to offer one of their journals with this option in 2010.


Posted for John Glen

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