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Book description

With the introduction of EPUB 3, publishers now have the means to create a single rich data source for audiences of all reading abilities. Through practical tips and examples, Accessible EPUB 3 takes you inside the EPUB 3 format and explores how you can enrich and enhance content for all readers. Author Matt Garrish demystifies the process of making content easier to access, demonstrating how accessible practices are intertwined with standard content best practices.

Table of Contents

  1. Accessible EPUB 3
  2. Preface
    1. Conventions Used in This Book
    2. Using Code Examples
    3. Safari® Books Online
    4. How to Contact Us
    5. Acknowledgments
  3. 1. Introduction
    1. The Digital Famine
    2. Accessibility and Usability
  4. 2. Building a Better EPUB: Fundamental Accessibility
    1. A Solid Foundation: Structure and Semantics
      1. Data Integrity
      2. Separation of Style
      3. Semantic Inflection
      4. Language
      5. Logical Reading Order
      6. Sections and Headings
      7. Context Changes
      8. Lists
      9. Tables
      10. Figures
      11. Images
      12. SVG
      13. MathML
      14. Footnotes
      15. Page Numbering
    2. Getting Around: Navigating an EPUB
    3. The Untold Story: Metadata
  5. 3. It’s Alive: Rich Content Accessibility
    1. The Sound and the Fury: Audio and Video
      1. Timed Tracks
    2. Talk to Me: Media Overlays
      1. Building an Overlay
      2. Structural Considerations
    3. Tell It Like It Is: Text-to-Speech (TTS)
      1. PLS Lexicons
      2. SSML
      3. CSS3 Speech
    4. The Coded Word: Scripted Interactivity
    5. A Little Help: WAI-ARIA
      1. Custom Controls
      2. Forms
      3. Live Regions
    6. A Blank Slate: Canvas
  6. 4. Conclusion
    1. EPUB 3 Best Practices Teaser
      1. About the Book
  7. About the Author