Website Accessibility


Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

The ARL has developed a number of resources to help organizations develop more accessible websites.

Developing Accessible Websites

University of Washington

Information from the University of Washington about accessible websites on a more detailed level for content.

Making Your Website Senior Friendly

National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine

The National Institute on Aging and the National Library of Medicine has a checklist for making websites senior-friendly (PDF). The 15-page document lists ways to design readable text and navigational features. It also makes suggestions for style and use of popular features like photos, videos, and audio.

Web Accessibility Guidelines Checklist

Vox Media

This checklist can help build accessibility into the website development process.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

World Wide Web Consortium

Information on WCAG, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.



This set of resources to help achieve technical accessibility on your website.

WAI Resources

World Wide Web Consortium

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has a Web Accessibility Initiative and numerous resources. They provide guidelines, quick tips, checklists, techniques, and training materials for making web content accessible. They also have descriptions of and links to more than 30 tools that can help with evaluation, retrofitting, and transformation of Web content. In addition, they offer guidance in developing organizational policies on Web accessibility and selecting authoring tools for Web accessibility.

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