Book Set Up
The first step to setting up a book is to consider how it will be made accessible, i.e. designing and setting it up in Pressbooks in such a way that as many readers as possible can enjoy and learn from it. See below for a list of specific elements to consider and how each can be addressed.
|Colour||Physical: low vision, poor colour-contrast vision, colour blindness
Technological: a device with a monochrome display or a black-and-white print copy
|Images||Physical: blind or low vision, colour blindness, cognitive disability
Technological: black and white printer, poor Internet connection, monochrome display on device
|Links||cognitive or physical disability, deaf or hard of hearing, blind or low vision||Links|
|Math and Formulas||cognitive or physical disability, blind or low vision||Formulas|
|Multimedia||Physical: cognitive disability, deaf or hard of hearing, blind or low vision
Environmental: loud, difficult to hear or play media, lack of headphones
Language: non-native English speaker
|Tables||cognitive disability, blind or low vision||Tables|
Use the Checklist for Accessibility to ensure that standard barriers are addressed for maximum access by as many readers as possible.