Resources

This section contains resources to support accessible web content creation and development.

icon of pen writing text. Essentials for Content Creators

Guidelines and resources to make your content accessible.

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Essentials for Developers 

Best Practices and guides for making your applications and tools broadly accessible.

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" "Accessibility Testing Tools

Check the accessibility of your website with automated tools such as Siteimprove and AMP, and explore manual techniques to ensure your content is accessible.

Browse tools to check accessibility

Question mark.Glossary

Not sure what a term means? This glossary provides definitions and resource links for words and terminology often used with accessibility.

Browse the Glossary

Headphones icon.Multimedia Accessibility 

Need to add captions to your videos? We've outlined several approaches and types of tools to use.

Learn more about captioning

Checklist icon.Working with Vendors

When you use a vendor to purchase digital products, there should be an agreement that the products are accessible.

Learn more about the procurement process and contract riders

Accessibility Services and Labs at Harvard

Digital Accessibility Services (DAS)

As part of Harvard University Information Technology, DAS offers training, consultation, and resources on accessibility for content creators and developers. DAS also maintains this website (accessibility.huit.harvard.edu).

Digital Accessibility Liaisons (DAL)

The network of DALs coordinates local efforts, facilitates training, and monitors progress. At least one DAL has been appointed to represent each school and administrative unit.

User Research Center (URC)

The URC lab offers consultation in user-centered design, technology demonstrations, and testing via a participant pool of native assistive technology users (fee). Currently, accessibility reviews by native assistive technology users are on hold due to COVID-19.

Learn more about the URC

University Disability Resources (UDR)

UDR provides leadership and guidance on university best practices, employee disability accommodations, planning accessible events, finding accessibility vendors, and consultation on physical access or renovations, while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.

Learn more about UDR