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May 21, 2019 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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EBSCO Information Services Makes Its Products More Accessible for Blind and Visually Impaired Users

EBSCO Information Services joined forces with the Carroll Center for the Blind to work toward improving the experience across EBSCO products for users who are blind and visually impaired. According to the press release, “The Carroll Center will work with EBSCO to support the company’s existing design and user research processes, while facilitating user testing and providing support for best practices in accessibility.”

“Whenever The Carroll Center brings its accessibility expertise and knowledge of blindness and vision impairment to an innovative, industry-leading company like EBSCO, we know we will be ensuring greater access to information and research materials for a wider body of current and potential product users,” says Bruce Howell, accessibility services manager at the Carroll Center. “Collaborating on projects like this supports both of our missions to provide equal access to important digital learning tools and resources.”

For more information, read the press release.

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