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Accessibility features of the web version of this resource

The web version of Critical Data Literacy: Strategies to Effectively Interpret and Evaluate Data Visualizations has been designed with accessibility in mind by incorporating the following features to ensure it has been optimized for users of screen-reader technology:

  • All content can be navigated using a keyboard
  • Links, headings, and tables are formatted to work with screen readers
  • Images have text descriptions (and data sources for graphs have been shared)
  • Information is not conveyed by colour alone
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Those using a print copy of this resource can find the URLs for any websites mentioned in this resource in the footnotes.

Known accessibility issues and areas for improvement

While we aim to ensure that this book is as accessible as possible, we may not always get it right. There may be some supplementary third-party materials, or content not created by the authors of this book, which are not fully accessible. This may include videos that do not have closed captioning or accurate closed captioning, inaccessible PDFs, etc. Any issues we identify will be listed below. There are currently no known issues.

Accessibility standards

The web version of this resource has been designed to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, level AA. In addition, it follows all guidelines in Accessibility Toolkit: Checklist for Accessibility. The development of this toolkit involved working with students with various print disabilities who provided their personal perspectives and helped test the content.

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We are always looking for ways to make our resources more accessible. If you have problems accessing this resource, please contact us to let us know, so we can fix the issue.

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If you are having problems accessing any content within the book, please contact: nmulvaney@ryerson.ca.

This statement was last updated on February 27, 2022

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Critical Data Literacy by Nora Mulvaney and Audrey Wubbenhorst and Amtoj Kaur is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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