April 17-19 hyatt regency crystal city
arlington, va
Bookmark and Share

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

B105: Designing Innovative, Accessible, & Elegant Web Spaces

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rachael Bradley Montgomery, Accessibility Architect Library of Congress (LC)
Maddie Clybourn, Digital Services Manager, Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS)
Vlad Udachin, Web Developer, Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS)

This session focuses on common accessibility problems with technology in libraries and how to fix these issues to better ensure an inclusive digital environment. Montgomery reviews web accessibility for library sites and catalogs as well as accessibility challenges for kiosks such as electronic book drops. She also shares ideas for using technology to solve physical accessibility challenges. The PGCMLS digital services team shares their journey to transform an anachronistic public website into a beautiful, inclusive and accessible digital space in total compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Udachin discusses challenges and success using modern coding languages within the confines of a content management system. Clybourn addresses website usability and functional design features. She also will elaborate on her project to embed 360-degree images for greater digital mobility into PGCMLS' individual branch pages. As all websites are living and breathing organisms, our speakers look at future improvements and trends for accessible, elegant and ethical web spaces 

Get Updates by email

Connect With Us

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook

also at Computers in Libraries

Library Leaders Summit
Internet at Schools Track
WebSearch University

Diamond Sponsor

Break Sponsor

Networking Reception Sponsor

Library Leaders Summit Sponsor

Learning Partner

Association Partner

Media Sponsors