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Press Release: Tosca Consultants [December 10, 2014]

Tosca Consultants publish survey results on digital accessibility of 133 library portals

Sur proposition de Tosca consultants et de pixFL, en coopération avec l'association BrailleNet, le Ministère de la culture et de la communication a donc décidé de conduire une étude de l'accessibilité numérique des portails de bibliothèque en France.

Cette étude comprend deux volets : une analyse quantitative suivie d'une analyse qualitative.

L'analyse quantitative

L'objectif de cette phase de travail est d'évaluer le niveau de prise en compte des exigences réglementaires de l'accessibilité numérique par les bibliothèques de lecture publique françaises et de suivre régulièrement les évolutions de cette prise en compte.

L'analyse quantitative porte sur la vérification de la publication de l'attestation de conformité au RGAA (Référentiel Général d'Accessibilité pour les Administrations).

This survey deals with digital accessibility of 133 library portals.

It has been conducted through a collaboration with French ministry of culture and communication.

This study has two parts.

  1. A quantitative analysis of 133 library portals to assess the level of inclusion of WCAG 2. and to periodically measure the evolution of this accessibility level.
  2. A qualitative analysis to identify best practices and areas for improvement.

The study is subject to approval by a monitoring committee including representatives of the ABF (French librarians association), AccessiBib (group for better accessibility to public libraries), the Valentin Haüy Association, the BNF(French national library) and local libraries.

A website, www.bibliothequesaccessibles.fr , presents this study and its protocols. Results of the quantitative analysis are available at: http://www.bibliothequesaccessibles.fr/quantitative.html.

Publication of the results of the qualitative analysis is planned for 2015 January.


Summary: Tosca Consultants publish survey results on digital accessibility of 133 library portals. This survey deals with digital accessibility of 133 library portals. It has been conducted through a collaboration with French ministry of culture and communication.
Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:December 10, 2014
Publisher:Tosca Consultants
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Company: Tosca Consultants
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/20108

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