Where appropriate, required reading will be made available in PDF form prior to the workshop. If you need the readings made available to you in a different format, please let the workshop organizers know as soon as possible.
- Philip M. Ferguson, Emily Nusbaum, “Disability Studies: What Is It?”, Research & Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (2012) Vol. 37, No. 2, 70-80.
- Jonathan Lazar, Paul Jaeger, “Reducing Barriers to Online Access for People with Disabilities,,” Issues in Science and Technology(Winter 2011), 69-82.
- Kessler Foundation and National Organization on Disability, “The ADA 20 Years Later: An Executive Summary,” July 2010. Available here
- George H. Williams, “Disability, Universal Design, and the Digital Humanities,” Debates in Digital Humanities. University of Minnesota Press. Available here
- “How People with Disabilities Use the Web,” Web Accessibility Initiative. Available here
- “Considering the User Perspective: A Summary of Design Issues,” Web Accessibility Initiative WebAIM
- The Shakespeare Quartos Archive
- The William Blake Archive
- The Bracero History Archive
- Cornell University Library: Making of America
- Visualizing Emancipation
- Deaf Studies Digital Journal
- Nineteenth-Century Disability: A Digital Reader
Those who are interested in knowing more about accessibility and digital environments should consult some or all of the following books.
Universal Design for Web Applications: Web Applications That Reach Everyone, by Wendy Chisholm & Matt May. Sebastapol, CA: O’Reilly Media, 2008.
Pro HTML5 Accessibility, by Joshue O Connor. Berkeley, CA: Apress, 2012.
HTML5 for Web Designers, by Jeremy Keith. New York, NY: A Book Apart, 2011.
Responsive Web Design, by Ethan Marcotte. New York, NY: A Book Apart, 2011.
Designing with Web Standards, by Jeffrey Zeldman. 3rd edition. Berkeley, CA: New Riders, 2009.
Michael Guill, Creating an Accessible Web Infographic, http://www.interactiveaccessibility.com/blog/creating-accessible-infographic#.VGd5L4c8SEV
Clarizza Fernandez, How to Create an Accessible Infographic, http://www.accessiq.org/create/content/how-to-create-an-accessible-infographic