Is the PDF format accessible?

Ribera-Turró, Mireia Is the PDF format accessible?, 2007 (Unpublished) [Preprint]


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The Adobe PDF format is one of the most widely used in scientific communications in digital format and in administrative documents. In its latest versions it has incorporated structural tags and improvements that increase its level of accessibility. This article reviews the concept of accessibility in the reading of digital documents and evaluates the accessibility of PDF according to the most widely established standards.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: PDF format, accessibility, WCAG, JAWS screen reader
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
Depositing user: Mireia Ribera
Date deposited: 08 May 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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