VALA Peer Reviewed PaperInformation access: forging new paths

VALA 2008 CONCURRENT SESSION 16: Accessibility
Thursday 7 February 2008 14:00 - 14:30
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2008-proceedings/vala2008-session-16-iezzi

Tony Iezzi

Manager Information Access Services, Vision Australia
http://www.visionaustralia.org

Tony Plumb

Manager i-access Program, Vision Australia
http://www.visionaustralia.org

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Abstract

Vision Australia (VA) has a bold new plan of making 100% of information available to its clients in accessible formats. Vision Australia Information Library Service has introduced a number of revolutionary new services, making current news and information available to people who have a print disability. Emphasis is on multiple access methods and format choices for clients using technology that maximises client choice. These services are being developed as part of a five year plan called the i-access program, at an estimated cost of $30 million dollars over five years.

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