What we do
The Office of Information Technology's Digital Accessibility Program provides services to help ensure the University's digital resources and information are accessible to people with disabilities. We guide decisions and directly support offices and colleagues who are responsible for technologies and digital information used for teaching and learning, research, administrative activities, and engagement. Our services include:
- Accessibility testing
- Training and outreach
- Technical guidance
DubBot is Princeton's new automated website monitoring tool that checks the University's public-facing websites for issues regarding accessibility, usability, and web governance. This robust tool helps site managers, developers, and content editors catch critical access blockers that could potentially prevent people with disabilities from…
Two years ago we introduced the Editoria11y accessibility checker to help website authors fix accessibility issues as they enter content. The tool automatically checks content and provides instant feedback and guidance. Version 2 extends its capabilities and provides even more feedback.
Upcoming Trainings & Events
Digital accessibility means ensuring that technologies and the information they provide are accessible to people with disabilities. This class introduces disability, accessibility, and digital accessibility, with a focus on digital accessibility in practice.
The class is co-taught with colleagues from the New Jersey Commission for the…
We often think of accessibility in terms of WCAG rules. While these are important, they do not tell the whole story. The goal of every designer should be to create a positive and high-quality user experience to all users; both those with disabilities and those without.
The problem is that UX is a slippery concept. It is…
At Princeton we deliver a great deal of information electronically. We use websites, emails, and other on-line formats to share information and transfer knowledge. This Is especially challenging when the audience includes individuals whose processing is affected by sensory, cognitive, or motor disabilities.
The way we structure…
Alt text is text that describes an image to a person who cannot see that image. This text is not visible on screen, but is read to a user by a screen reader. This class answers your questions about dealing with common issues in alt text. What is alt text? How do you describe images in alt text? How do you know if an image should be marked as…