2006 Conference - What Does Accessibility Mean To The Blogging Community?

A workshop session on 2006 Conference - What Does Accessibility Mean To The Blogging Community? was facilitated by Brian Kelly and Emma Duke-Williams at the 2006 Conference held in London on 2nd June 2006.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session participants will:


The following materials were handed out, but the session took the form of an open dicussion.

Slides: Introduction
[HTML format] - [MS Powerpoint format]
Slides: Group Exercises
[HTML format] - [MS Powerpoint format]
Slides: Addressing Institutional Barriers
[HTML format] - [MS Powerpoint format]


Biographical Details

Brian Kelly's job title is "UK Web Focus". His remit is to support the higher and further education and cultural heritage communities in making effective use of Web technologies. His post is funded by the JISC and the MLA.

Brian is an experienced Web developer having set up his first Web site in January 1993 whilst working in the Computing Service at the University of Leeds. Convinced of the potential of the Web Brian was an early pioneer and evangelist, giving many presentations across the UK higher education community and writing a handbook on Running A WWW Service. Since then Brian has written many articles and given many presentations about the Web and has attended several of the International World Wide Web Conferences, acting as a member of the programme committee on a number of occasions.

Since November 1996 Brian has been employed at UKOLN - a national centre of expertise in digital information management which is located at the University of Bath.

Brian's current interests include exploiting the potential of Web 2.0 technologies, the use of open standards to maximse the potenial of networked services and ensuring the widespread access to digital resources.

Brian's email address is b.kelly AT