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MS Word Accessibility – Tables

Last week, DigiKnow addressed some accessibility best practices when using MS Word. Not only did it introduce why document structure (aka navigation) and use of styles is important in MS Word documents, it also highlighted that visual data (pictures, charts, etc.) cannot necessarily be viewed by people living with visual Read more…

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MS Word Accessibility

If you missed our introduction to Accessibility for digital content, you can read it here: Accessibility. Firstly, consider why you are using MS Word. Assignments or brand guidelines may specify the formatting (i.e., font, size, line spacing, etc.) to be used. Toward the end of last week’s blog, there were Read more…

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Accessibility

Here at Queen’s University, staff and students produce digital content for a variety of reasons. This can be assignments, posters, learning materials, video or web-based content, to name a few. It is important to make digital content accessible to users of the content (i.e., the intended audience). By content, we Read more…

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What is Wikipedia?

Wikipedia started in 2001, based on the concept of the encyclopaedia. It was to be free, web-based and never intended to be physical. The concept has grown to be one of the most important sources of information in the world. It’s a charitably-run site, a collaborative piece of work (no Read more…

Making reference to references

What is referencing? Referencing can be considered as a set of rules for presenting sources of information, cited within a written text, with the list of appended references following. Referencing is not to be confused with bibliographies, which are lists of references following a text, but not necessarily cited within Read more…