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Is Wikipedia usable for the blind?

Today wikis are becoming increasingly widespread, and offer great benefits in a variety of collaborative environments. Therefore, to be universally valuable, wiki systems should be easy to use for anyone, regardless of ability. This paper describes obstacles that a blind user may encounter when interacting via screen reader with Wikipedia, and offers some suggestions for improving usability.


the 2008 international cross-disciplinary conference on Web accessibility (W4A), Beijing, China, 2008

Authors: Marina Buzzi, Barbara Leporini
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Type: Article in proceedings of international peer-reviewed conference
Field of reference: Information Technology and Communication Systems

File: 2008_a2_114.pdf
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Activity: Accessibility and Usability of User Interfaces