Guidance and 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.

Explore resources for Content Creators

Essentials for Developers 

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

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Headphones icon.Multimedia Accessibility 

Explore accessibility practices for captions, transcripts, audio description, and social media.

Learn more about multimedia accessibility

Icon of envelope indicating email.Accessible Emails 

Guidelines and recommendations to help ensure your message comes through clearly to your audience.

Design and compose accessible emails

" "Accessibility Testing Tools and Practices

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

Learn how to check accessibility

Accessible Documents 

Guidance on creating accessible Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents, as well as Google Docs and Slides.

Browse document resources

Icon of a manager with two employees.Accessibility for Managers

Suggested practices to help you prioritize accessibility within your team.

Explore resources for Managers

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

Icon of a bar chart.Data Visualizations, Charts, and Graphs

Make sure data visualizations are accessible to everyone by being mindful of color, labels, descriptions, and design.

Learn what makes charts and graphs accessible

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

Accessibility Services 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 (

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 at Harvard Library works to improve the usability and accessibility of Harvard Library websites, and also hosts workshops and events that are open to the University. 

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