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Accessibility at 新黄金城集团

Why do we need to make our content accessible?

新黄金城集团官网环境科学与林业学院(新黄金城集团) 促进残疾人融入社会,将其作为我们承诺的一部分 to creating a diverse, inclusive community. Thus, 新黄金城集团's policy is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

为遵守《新黄金城集团》,在线发布的文件,包括但不限于PDF 文件、微软的Word文档、微软的PowerPoint演示文稿和在线翻页书, must be screen reader friendly. 屏幕阅读器软件是一种辅助技术 that reads a screen's display aloud to the user. Therefore, the document must have 已建立的阅读顺序和带有可选文本描述标记的视觉元素. 这将使屏幕阅读器和其他辅助技术全面 并准确地将信息传达给读者.

所有可供公众使用的多媒体资源必须附有说明文字. Captioned 媒体将节目的音频内容显示为屏幕上的文本并与之同步 说话者的对话,包括额外的听觉信息,如声音 effects. 文字说明为聋人、聋人或残疾人士提供了方便 听力障碍,同时也使不同学习能力的人受益 and whose primary language is not English.

Contrast and color use are vital to accessibility. There must be sufficient contrast 在网页、文档、图像、图标上的文本颜色和背景颜色之间, and buttons. 高对比度和明智的色彩选择将有助于用户感知内容, including those with visual disabilities. 

本网页提供所有新黄金城集团通信部件的标准和操作建议 that we post online. 它还列出了帮助学生的资源和建议, 教师和工作人员更好地了解他们创建和发布可访问的选项 documents online.

  1. Does this content truly need to be on the web?
    1. 如果它需要在线,它需要在新黄金城集团的公共网站上吗?
  2. Would the content function well as a webpage?
    1. 如果是,就把它做成一个网页,而不是一个独立的文档. Contact if you need assistance.
    2. The U.S. Department of Justice recommends 当在网站上发布文档时,总是以HTML或基于文本的方式提供 格式(即使您还以另一种格式提供它们,例如可移植文档) Format (PDF)).
  3. Is the document currently accessible?
  4. 是否有其他组织或机构托管您的这份文件的副本 could link, instead of recreating all the work yourself?
  5. 能否将文档转换为更易于访问的格式?
  6. 是否可以在不进行大量工作的情况下使文档易于访问?
    1. Can you make it accessible by yourself?
    2. Are you willing to pay to make it accessible?

How do I make my document accessible?

Step 1. Follow the guidance for your intended content format:



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caption sync logo 自动同步技术(Automatic Sync Technologies, AST)有一个提供字幕的协议 以及为新黄金城集团官网系统提供的其他视频和音频访问服务. CaptionSync是一个准确的,经济实惠的基于网络的解决方案,用于封闭字幕,音频 以及实时字幕(CART)服务和工具.

This webinar 为新黄金城集团官网的员工概述了AST提供的一系列服务,以及 how to set up and use those services.

Step 2. Check the color and contrast ,以确保您的内容符合Web content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) AA:

Need accessibility training? Reference? 

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新黄金城集团官网校园的学生、教师和工作人员可以免费使用迪克大学的服务 培训和按需参考资料,为每一个层次和每一个专业领域 in digital accessibility. Follow this link for more information and to enroll.

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LinkedIn Learning提供数以千计的自定进度课程,其中许多课程致力于创造 accessible content. 

Log into your Syracuse University LinkedIn Learning account. Use your SU email address ( to log in. Search for the courses you need using terms like Creating Accessible Documents and InDesign Accessibility.



问:我是否必须使网站上发布的所有文件都符合美国残疾人法,包括 Microsoft Word、PowerPoint、Publisher、Excel文件和pdf文件?
A: Yes.

Q: Do attachments to emails have to be made accessible?
A: Yes. Both your email messages sent using your email account, and all their attachments must be accessible. They are considered official College documents. Once you send an email, you lose control of who reads it. So even if the intended recipient 不是需要辅助技术的人,你必须确保你的电子邮件是 accessible.

问:我如何以最快、最简单、最具成本效益的方式传达文件中的信息 way possible?
答:将信息直接放入Omni内容管理系统或其他CMS中.e. Sharepoint) (thereby converting it to Web Format/HTML).

Accessibility Policies and Resources

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro - (NOT Adobe Acrobat Reader). Used to edit PDFs for accessibility. Contact the 新黄金城集团 Business Office to acquire a license.
  • CommonLook PDF Validator -免费的Adobe Acrobat插件,用于检查可访问性合规性. More accurate than Acrobat's built-in checker.
  • Screen reader software 辅助屏幕阅读器软件,如JAWS,对测试文档很有用 accessibility. Contact CNS to acquire a license.