[Athen] FW: New DIAGRAM Webinar: Accessible Image Sample Book

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Feb 5 13:25:41 PST 2014

Subject: New DIAGRAM Webinar: Accessible Image Sample Book


If you are receiving this message it's because you have attended one or more
DIAGRAM Center webinars<http://diagramcenter.org/webinars.html> in the past.
This is to let you know that registration is now open for the next free
webinar in the series:

Title: A tour of the forthcoming "Accessible Image
Sample Book"
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m Pacific (12:00 p.m. Mountain, 1:00 p.m.
Central, 2:00 p.m. Eastern)
Presenters: Elaine Ober (Pearson) and Lucia Hasty (Rocky Mountain
Braille Associates)
Register: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/x35j0nb91h3t&eom

The DIAGRAM Center's Content Working Group co-chairs, Elaine Ober (Pearson)
and Lucia Hasty (Rocky Mountain Braille Associates), will demonstrate this
free online resource that shows you what some of the many options are for
creating accessible versions of digital images such as maps, bar charts,
diagrams, mathematical expressions, photographs, and more. Each of the seven
chapters in the book shows a different complex image in context of the book
it came from, along with helpful tips and the code used to provide the
accessible image in a digital book. See (and hear!) the different ways that
an image can be made accessible, including: short and long descriptions,
tactile graphics, MathML, sonification, audio description, and 3D printing.
The presenters will discuss how this resource can be used as a guide when
creating accessible images in your own digital books and other digital

This webinar is free and open to all. Please forward this message to anyone
you think may be interested in attending. We are really excited to show
everyone this new resource!

Best wishes,

Julie Noblitt
Community Manager, DIAGRAM Center
M & W 8:30-4:30 and Th 9:00-1:00 Pacific time
Tel: 650-352-1092
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DIAGRAMC
Blog: http://blog.diagramcenter.org/

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