If you didn’t think your grip on web accessibility could get any looser.
There is an opportunity for institutions that are positioned — either actively or by reputation — as intellectual and moral community cores (libraries) to exert greater if not just more obvious influence on the filters through which patrons access content.
The best practice is to leave the default link behavior alone.
Amanda and I talked accessibility with Cynthia Ng, who has been working as an accessibility librarian and often presents about universal design. Episode 14 is a solid 45 minutes! We touch on legal obligations libraries and higher ed. have for accessible content, practical implementation, fluid standards, low-hanging fruit, and carousels – yuck.