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Re: Collecting accessibility metadata


From: Morin, Gary (NIH/OD) [E]
Date: Dec 16, 2011 12:45PM

Sounds like you're looking for a short and sweet checklist for the content owner to use in reviewing and submitting their files to you? would the MS Word checklist, and similar, at the HHS site (http://www.hhs.gov/web/508/checklists/index.html) fit your purpose? Probably much shorter, but something that to that effect, which documents that they were prompted to consider accessibility and provide you with things like appropriate alt-text, formatting was done with Styles, etc.?

Gary M. Morin, Program Analyst
NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer

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From: Rockie_squirrel [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 2:18 PM
Subject: [WebAIM] Collecting accessibility metadata

I build / update HTML pages. People give me what they want as word files. I need to update my change request template to include fields for alt text, long descriptions, hidden extended text for "learn more" links, that kind of thing. But the subject matter experts for the content are non-technical so i need to explain this in plain language Does anyone have a good example of this?

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