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Web Accessibility: Resources

Purdue University Resources


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Learning about web accessibility


About accessibility:

Other University Guidelines:

More about accessibility:

Blog posts:


  • Don’t Make Me Think, by Steve Krug (2014, 3rd edition)
  • 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, by Susan M. Weinschenk, Ph.D. (2011)
  • Accessibility for Everyone, by Laura Kalbag (2017)


Topic: Text



Topic: Controls




Topic: Color




Topic: Images



Topic: Documents

Microsoft Word:

Microsoft PowerPoint:

Adobe PDF:

Paid PDF Remediation Tools:


Topic: Videos

Purdue resources:



Other resources


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