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Accessibility Metadata and Export. A webinar for Canadian publishers


Livres Canada Books organises a webinar that will provide guidance on producing, distributing, and displaying accessibility metadata for digital book sales in the European market, hosted by Fondazione LIA.

Discoverability and distribution have been identified as major challenges in accessible publishing. With the implementation of the European Accessibility Act (EAA), Canadian publishers need more tools and support to incorporate accessibility metadata in their feeds. Building on the latest industry developments, the webinar will equip English- and French-language exporter publishers of all sizes with additional competencies to efficiently use accessibility metadata.

Cristina Mussinelli, General Secretary of Fondazione LIA, and Gregorio Pellegrino, Chief Accessibility Officer of LIA, will host the webinar.


November 16, at 1:00 PM EST

This live webinar will be followed by a Q&A period with the hosts.

About the organisers

Livres Canada Books is an important non profit organization, offering services to help Canadian publishers in their export activities. The collaboration with Fondazione LIA began in 2020.

This webinar is organised with the Association of Canadian University Presses (ACUP), the collective voice of French- and English-language scholarly publishing in Canada, and is funded through the Canada Book Fund’s special call on accessible digital books.