News & Events

Here you will find all the latest news as well as upcoming and previous events.

EPUB3 Working Group Requests Feedback on FXL Accessibility

The EPUB3 Working Group is investigating the gap in recommendations for the production of accessible fixed-layout content in EPUB. The accessibility guidelines for reflowable […]

Inclusion Zone: A Case Study in Digital Accessibility

December 4th, 2020

This free webinar will explore what a university press and a library are doing to support the needs of all researchers regardless of their ability. […]

2020 DAISY Award for Accessibility in Publishing 

After reviewing many incredible activities taking place around the world which are working to advance the accessibility of publications, we are pleased to announce […]

PostScript: A Series on Accessibility, Disability and Digital Publishing

October 2nd to 30th, 2020

PostScript is an online series on accessibility, disability, and digital publishing, hosted by Public Access. It will connect artists, researchers, writers, academics, students, publishers, […]

Kogan Page Wins IPG Award for their Accessible Ebook Program

The Independent Publishers Guild held its annual awards ceremony this week and we are delighted to announce that Kogan Page won the IPG Digital […]

WordToEPUB Wins ALPSP Award

The DAISY Consortium is proud to have been named a winner of the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020 for our work on WordToEPUB. This ground-breaking […]

Free Webinar: WordToEPUB Extended Tutorial – Accessible EPUB in Seconds

July 29th, 2020

You can start making accessible EPUBs after just a few seconds with Microsoft Word and the free WordToEPUB tool from the DAISY Consortium, but […]

Free Webinar: The Art and Science of Describing Images

July 22nd, 2020

This webinar will build on our first image description session to take a deeper dive into describing images, talking through plenty of examples from […]

WordToEPUB Tool Shortlisted for ALPSP Innovation in Publishing Award 2020

The Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) have announced today their list of finalists for the Innovation in Publishing Award 2020 and […]

Free Webinar—Scaling Inclusion in the Transition to Remote Teaching

July 15th, 2020

The DAISY Consortium has announced the launch of a series of free weekly webinars on accessible publishing and reading in response to the multiple […]