[Athen] accessible interactive maps with data

Jennifer Sutton jsuttondc at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 12:00:14 PDT 2016

Hello, all:

I don't know that these resources will answer your question
specifically, Stephanie, but perhaps they'll point you and others
working on interactive maps in the right directions when communicating
with vendors.

I look forward to hearing and capturing what very specific guidance
others may have.



Note that I've done my best to curate for up-to-date info, but please
check, as needed:

From Portland Community College:


from Penn State:


Two from Accessibility OZ:




A Wiki page for a Research and Development Group on the subject (I don't
know the status of the work):


Writing text alternatives for maps:


An example of an accessible SVG map:


Working on making Google maps accessible:


On 9/19/2016 11:40 AM, Stephanie Rosen wrote:

> Hi All,


> I am interested in learning about any good examples of accessible

> interactive maps -- in particular, maps which display/pull from public

> census data. There are many products out there with totally

> inaccessible map interfaces and I'm looking for the most accessible

> alternative. Any information appreciated. Thank you.


> --

> Stephanie S. Rosen

> Accessibility Specialist

> University of Michigan Library



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