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RE: Query on textbooks


From: Mark D. Urban
Date: Nov 23, 2005 1:00PM

And, of course, there's Constructing Accessible Websites, by Jim Thatcher,
Cynthia Waddell, and a number of other great authors!

O - And I wrote some of it, too.


-Mark D. Urban
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Chair, North Carolina Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with

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-----Original Message-----
From: Jared Smith [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 5:04 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Query on textbooks

Webb, KerryA wrote:
> A friend of mine is looking for a university textbook on accessible web
> design to use in next year's classes.
> He's looked at "Effective Website Development" by Keith Darlington and
> "Principles of Web Site Design" by Joel Sklar, but neither fully meets
> his needs.
> Any ideas?

How about the WebAIM Guide to Web Accessibility? It's more comprehensive
than any book you can buy, plus you don't have to lug around the 1,000+
pages because it's on CD. We have several people that are using it as the
text for their accessibility courses.


Jared Smith