ILI 2011 and the ‘New Normal’

This year’s Internet Librarian International conference (ILI 2011) will be held in London on 27-28 October.  The call for speakers begins: We are now in a time best characterised as the “New Normal”. The new normal isn’t just about austere budgets or the...

Fixing the Web – for People with Disabilities

I have previously described the limitations of basing an institutional Web accessibility policy purely on conformance with WAI WCAG guidelines. Such an approach, whilst appearing very laudable, fails to address the more challenging areas of enhancing access to Web...