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=== Resources ===
=== Resources ===

*Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy: Chang School online book
* [https://pressbooks.library.ryerson.ca/pwaa/ Professional Web Accessibility Auditing Made Easy]: Chang School online book
* LEAP: Library E-content Access Project
* [https://leap-project.blogspot.com/p/about.html LEAP]: Library E-content Access Project
* Penn State Testing/Triage
* [https://accessibility.psu.edu/testing/ Penn State Testing/Triage]
* Indiana University: Perform an Accessibility Review on Your Website
* [https://kb.iu.edu/d/atm Indiana University]: Perform an Accessibility Review on Your Website
* The A11y Project
* [https://a11yproject.com/ The A11y Project]
* WCAG 2.1 AA Project Management Responsibility Breakdown - University of Melbourne
* [https://www.unimelb.edu.au/accessibility/project-management/responsibility-breakdown WCAG 2.1 AA Project Management Responsibility Breakdown] - University of Melbourne
* Plain Language Summary of Accessibility Guidelines (beta)
* [https://theappbusiness.github.io/accessibility-guidelines/ Plain Language Summary of Accessibility Guidelines] (beta)
* WebAIM Training Resources  
* [https://webaim.org/resources/ WebAIM Training Resources]
* UConn’s Accessibility Audit Methodology
* [https://accessibility.its.uconn.edu/accessibility-audit-methodology-web-dev-and-design/ UConn’s Accessibility Audit Methodology]

=== Checklists ===
=== Checklists ===

Revision as of 14:42, 6 April 2020

This document gathers links, citations, and other resources related to doing an accessibility audit, technologies that may require audits, and resources for developers.

Web Accessibility Audit

Standards Documentation



  • Webaim WCAG 2 Checklist
  • Vox Media Checklist
  • Expedia Checklist
  • WUHCAG: WCAG 2.0 Checklists
  • Elsevier Web Accessibility Checklist


  • W3C Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools List
  • WAVE Accessibility Evaluation Tool
  • SiteImprove Accessibility Checker: Chrome extension
  • aXe: Chrome plugin for developer tools
  • Accessible Insights for Web: Chrome extension (Microsoft)
  • HTML_CodeSniffer: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and IE extension
  • The Ace App: EPUB accessibility checker

Screen Reader Testing

  • Testing with Screen Readers Q&A: WebAIM
  • NVDA: Windows, free
  • VoiceOver: Mac OS X and iOS, free
  • JAWS: Windows, paid
  • TalkBack (Android, free)
  • ChromeVox (Chrome, Windows, and Mac OS X, free)

Software Procurement Audit

  • ATAG: Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance
  • Voluntary Product Accessibility Template
    • Guidance on preparing a VPAT
    • How to Read a VPAT
  • Accessible Technology Procurement Toolkit by Disability:INclusive Workspaces

Software or Technology to be Audited

  • Institutional Repositories
    • bePress
  • Commercial Article Databases
  • Video Chat software
    • Zoom
    • LibAnswers
  • Zotero and bibliographic content managers
    • Zotero
    • Mendelay

Web Development

  • Web Accessibility For Developers: Chang school online book
  • Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Fundamentals
  • University of Washington Developing Accessible Website Guide
  • IBM Accessibility Handbook
  • Accessibility Patterns for the Web (ebay)
  • A11y Style Guide
  • MDN Web Docs Accessibility
  • Accessibility Developer Guide Examples
  • SalesForce Accessibility Patterns in Design System
  • A11y Nutrition Cards: To simplify accessible components based on WAI-ARIA
  • WAI-ARIA Accessible Web Interactivity Exercises
  • Udacity Web Accessibility Course by Google
  • Digital A11y Digital Accessibility Courses Roundup (Updated Dec 6, 2019)
  • Section 508 Trusted Tester Conformance Test Process