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September 2013 Software Development Update

2013 September 26
by Amaya Webster

Poet featured in new web training module
Poet, the DIAGRAM Center’s tool for crowdsourcing image descriptions, is featured in the Accessible Images portion of a new series for publishers from EDItEUR and JISC TechDis entitled, Enabling Technologies Framework Training for Publishers.  This new module includes five 30-minute trainings, including An Introduction to Print Impairment, Accessible Formats, Accessibility Metadata, Accessible Images, and EPUB 3 and Accessibility. DIAGRAM is pleased to have collaborated with Sarah Hilderly and Alistair McNaught in the creation of the Accessible Images module.

Tools Working Group Update  
The next meeting of the DIAGRAM Tools Working Group is expected to take place in November 2013. Please let co-chairs Gerardo Capiel or Geoff Freed know if you have ideas to contribute for the next quarterly meeting in November. In the meantime, visit the Tools Working Group wiki page for notes from past meetings.

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