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Access/ibility: Access and Usability for Digital Publishing

Readings and Resources

While not a comprehensive list, the following readings served as starting points for the seminar and provide a series of conceptual frames for the work of the project as we worked to categorized and share key works from each of our areas of specialization. These readings include monographs, edited collections, blogs, webtexts, and a range of other genres and resources; in future iterations, this list will become a more formal annotated bibliography.

Disability, Accessibility, and the Web
Access, Archives, Preservation, Curation
Metadata for Accessibility and Usability
Open Access (OA) and the Economics of Accessibility

Disability, Accessibility, and the Web

Patricia A. Dunn & Kathleen Dunn De Mers. (2002). Reversing Notions of Disability and Accommodation: Embracing Universal Design in Writing Pedagogy and Web Space. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 7(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/7.1/binder2.html?coverweb/dunn_demers/index.html

Michael Salvo. (2002). Deafened to Their Demands: An Ethnographic Study of Accommodation. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 7(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/7.1/binder2.html?coverweb/salvo/map.html

Marlana Portolano. (2002). Deaf Adoption: A Rhetorician's New Family. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 7(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/7.1/binder2.html?coverweb/portolano/index.html

Brenda Brueggemann, Wendy L. Chrisman, Angeline Kapferer, Marian Lupo, & Ben Patton. (2002). Performing (Everyday) Exceptionalities: A Web-Text on Disability in Drama and Performance Art. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 7(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/7.1/binder2.html?coverweb/brueggemann/index.html

Susan Grover & Anne Hendricks. (2002). Accommodating Specific Learning Disorders in the Classroom: Minor Effort, Major Benefits. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 7(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/7.1/binder2.html?coverweb/grover_hendricks/article.htm

Melanie Yergeau, Elizabeth Brewer, Stephanie Kerschbaum, Sushil K. Oswal, Margaret Price, Cynthia L. Selfe, Michael J. Salvo, & Franny Howes. (2013). Multimodality in Motion: Disability & Kairotic Spaces. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 18(1): http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/18.1/coverweb/yergeau-et-al/index.html

Margaret Price. (2011). Mad at School: Rhetorics of Disability in Academic Life. U of Michigan Press.

Amanda Baggs. (2007). In My Language. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnylM1hI2jc. Annotation by Rebecca Garden.

Meloncon, Lisa, Ed. (2013). Rhetorical AccessAbility: At the Intersection of Technical Communication and Disability Studies. Baywood Publishing.

Reilly, Colleen. A. (2010). alt: Accessible web design or token gesture? In Bradley Dilger & Jeff Rice, Eds. From A to <A>: Keywords of Markup (pp. 33-48). U of Minnesota Press.

Elizabeth Grace. (2013). "Cognitively Accessible Language (Why We Should Care)." http://www.thefeministwire.com/2013/11/cognitively-accessible-language-why-we-should-care/

Julia Bascom. Just Stimming (blog): https://juststimming.wordpress.com

Melissa Helquist's research on accessibility, especially through the use of screen readers: https://mhelquist.wordpress.com

Museums With Programs For People With Disabilities

[At the MNHS Press, we work with our museum colleagues to learn best practices in the museum field that we can apply to our publishing practice, and vice versa. Sample of resources we've gathered, below. PJM]

MOMA - many programs for people with disabilities
http://www.moma.org/learn/disabilities/

National Museums Liverpool: House of Memories app
http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/about/mediacentre/2014/house-of-memories-app.aspx
http://liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/app

Museum Access Consortium - group of NYC museums who share access ideas/experience
http://www.cityaccessny.org/mac.php

CCAC (Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium)
http://chicagoculturalaccess.weebly.com/

Access, Archives, Preservation, Curation

Access

Special issue on Access from Journal of Electronic Publishing: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/3336451.0018.3*?rgn=full+text

Sean Zdenek. (2009). Acessible Podcasting (on accessibility vs. availability). http://seanzdenek.com/limiting-access/

Lewin, Tamar. (2015). "Harvard and M.I.T. Sued Over Lack of Closed Captions." New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/13/education/harvard-and-mit-sued-over-failing-to-caption-online-courses.html?_r=0

Archives

Emily Reynolds (2013). Web Archiving Use Cases. Library of Congress, UMSI, ASB13. http://netpreserve.org/sites/default/files/resources/UseCases_Final_1.pdf

Marlene Manoff. (2004). Theories of the Archives Across Disciplines. portal: Libraries and the Academy,4(1): 9–25. http://uwf.edu/dearle/capstone/manoff.pdf

John Leighton John, et al. (2009). Digital Lives: Personal Digital Archives for the 21st Century. http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/files/digital-lives-synthesis02-1.pdf

AIMS Work Group (2012). AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship. http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/aims/whitepaper/AIMS_final.pdf

Jim Boulten. (2012). The One, and Only, Word.com. Digital Archeology. http://digital-archaeology.org/word-com/

Digital Preservation

Sustainability of Digital Formats: Planning for Library of Congress Collections http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/formats/

Alain Depocas, Jon Ippolito, & Caitlin Jones, Eds. (2003). Permanence Through Change: The Variable Media Approach. Guggenheim Foundation. http://variablemedia.net/pdf/Permanence.pdf

Matthew Kirschenbaum, Richard Ovenden, & Gabriela Redwine.(2010). Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections. Council on Library and Information Resources. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub149/reports/pub149/pub149.pdf

OCLC and CRL (2007). Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification: Criteria and Checklist http://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/d6/attachments/pages/trac_0.pdf

Curation Reference Manual. Digital Curation Centre http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/curation-reference-manual

Priscilla Caplan. (2009). Understanding PREMIS. The Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/understanding-premis.pdf

Ross Harvey.(2010). Digital Curation: A How-to-do-it Manual. Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Digital Preservation Tools and Resources

Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry
http://coptr.digipres.org/Main_Page

National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) Tool Showcase
http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/tools/

Digital Curation Centre's Resources for Digital Curators
http://www.dcc.ac.uk/drupal/resources

PREMIS (Preservation Metadata: Implementing Solutions)
http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/

Variable Media Questionnaire
http://variablemediaquestionnaire.net

Metadata for Accessibility and Usability

Jenn Riley. (2010). Glossary of Metadata Standards. Indiana University Libraries. http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/~jenlrile/metadatamap/seeingstandards_glossary_pamphlet.pdf

PREMIS (Preservation Metadata: Implementing Solutions) http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/

Priscilla Caplan. (2009). Understanding PREMIS. The Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/understanding-premis.pdf

Open Access (OA) and the Economics of Accessibility

Directory of Open Access Journals. https://doaj.org/

Peter Suber. (2012). Open Access. MIT Press. Free download: https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/9780262517638_Open_Access_PDF_Version.pdf

Summaries of eight (8) Mellon-funded OA Projects in AAUP-member presses: http://www.aaupnet.org/aaup-members/news-from-the-membership/collaborative-publishing-initiatives

Open Access & Accessibility Resources http://femtechnet.newschool.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01OpenAccessAccessibilityResources.pdf

Sarah Beaubien and Max Eckard. (2014) "Addressing Faculty Publishing Concerns with Open Access Journal Quality Indicators." Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 2(2).

Vandegrift, M, Bolick, J. (2014). "Free to All": Library Publishing and the Challenge of Open Access. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 2(4):eP1181. http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.1181

John Willinsky. (2006). Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship.https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/access-principle

Bernius, S., Hanauske, M., König, W., & Dugall, B. (2009). Open access models and their implications for the players on the scientific publishing market. Economic Analysis and Policy, 39(1): 103-116.

Intellectual Property / Licensing

"Open and Shut," Bethany Nowviskie on negotiating author's contract for publication: http://nowviskie.org/2015/open-and-shut/

"Author rights: Using the SPARC Author Addendum to secure your rights as the author of a journal article." http://www.sparc.arl.org/resources/authors/addendum

Creative Commons (open licensing), http://creativecommons.org/