|[aserl_coll_assess] REMINDER: Seeking input on e-resources for Accessibility Testing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: John Burger (jburgeraserl.org)|
|Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:47:48 -0800 (PST)|
Hey again, ASERL Collections peeps: We are seeking your input on products that you'd like us to prioritize for upcoming accessibility testing. Please see the current line-up below. Any thoughts on additions?? --jeb -----Original Message----- From: John Burger Sent: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:09 PM To: aserl_coll_assess [at] aserl-lists.org Cc: Elaina Norlin <enorlin [at] aserl.org> Subject: Seeking input on e-resources for Accessibility Testing ASERL Friends: As you know, ASERL is partnering with colleagues at the Big Ten Academic Alliance to support ongoing evaluations of e-resources to ensure they meet accessibility requirement for patrons with visual disabilities. Newly dubbed the "Library Accessibility Alliance," the Steering Committee members are: . Beth Ashmore, Associate Head of Acquisitions & Discovery, North Carolina State University . Sara Belmont, Web Developer, College of William & Mary Libraries . Jon Ezell, Coordinator for Creative Media & Instructional Design, University of Alabama . Anita Foster, Electronic Resources Officer & Assistant Professor, Ohio State University . Jessica Harris, Electronic Resources Management Librarian, University of Chicago . Amy Kimura, Web Services Librarian, Rutgers University . JJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian, University of Illinois . Heidi Schroeder, Accessibility Coordinator, Michigan State University Libraries The program is supported by BTAA and ASERL staff, Robert Van Rennes (BTAA) and Elaina Norlin (ASERL). YOUR INPUT NEEDED The list of products tested by BTAA to date (and the results of those tests) is available at https://www.btaa.org/library/accessibility/library-e-resource-accessibility--testing BTAA has the following products in mind for testing in the coming months. They have asked ASERL for input/prioritization of this list, or suggestions for other products to be evaluated. E-Resource Testing Priorities: Nov. 2019 - Spring 2020 . Sage Research Methods . Reveal Digital Independent Voices . IBISWorld . OCLC First Search (in process of submitting) . DocuSeek2 via Docuseek (in process of submitting) . DocuSeek2 via ProQuest ASP (Jan 2020) . De Gruyter - new platform/in beta (hopefully January 2020) Summer-Fall 2020 . BioOne (declined last year due to new interface coming) . Swank . ACS Publications interface . SciFinder-n . New Gale interface . IGI Global . World Scientific . BMJ . JAMA . Scopus . Project Muse . Naxos Music Library . Cochrane . Safari ebooks . Mango Languages . Newspapers.com / Newsbank products . New PubMed - later in 2020. It just launched. . mobileMICROMEDEX (AMD) . Academic Search Premier (AMD) PLEASE LET US KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS -- drop a line to me or Elaina Norlin with any suggestions / comments / reactions. We welcome your input as this programming develops. Thanks in advance for your support. --jeb John Burger, Executive Director Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) c/o Robert W. Woodruff Library 540 Asbury Circle, Suite 316 Atlanta, GA 30322 404-727-0137
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