Information Technology and Services (ITS) offers a variety of resources for using technology to ensure accessibility for all members of the Syracuse University community.
8 Reasons Information Professionals Should Care About Accessibility outlines how using technology to create accessible course materials, presentations, events, documents, web sites and online resources relates directly to the central mission of both the University and information technology. And in IT Accessibility: What Campus Leaders Have to Say, university presidents and IT leaders discuss how ensuring accessibility benefits all stakeholders in higher education.
Below are links to local and Internet resources to help your organization ensure it uses technology appropriately and provides accessibility.
Accessible ICT Toolkit
This toolkit provides up-to-date information and high quality resources to assist you in making your content accessible to users with disabilities. For more information, visit the Accessible ICT Toolkit page on Answers.
Accessible classrooms, presentations and events
- Learning Environments and Media Production (LEMP)–Disability Services
- ITS’ LEMP group is SU’s hub for accessible classroom and public presentations, including real-time captioning of events, sign language interpretation services, assisted listening devices, and media captioning.
Accessible library resources
- SU Libraries Disability Services
- Syracuse University Libraries is committed to providing all SU students, faculty and staff equitable access to the library resources and services they require for their academic and research needs. The libraries provide a range of services for individuals who may require assistance or specific tools in order to access and use those resources and services.
Questions or comments?
Contact ITS via email or (315) 443-2143.