Farrah Little

Content Coordinator, National Network for Equitable Library Service

Farrah Little is a librarian, former web designer, and accessibility enthusiast. She is currently the Content Coordinator at the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS), a national digital library of accessible format materials that works with public libraries and publishers across Canada to ensure equal access to reading materials for all Canadians. Farrah manages digital book production and distribution for NNELS. She enjoys inspecting ebooks for accessibility and thinking of ways to improve accessible book production workflows. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia where she frequents its many excellent coffee shops with a book in hand.

Farrah's Sessions

We Tear Apart Your Ebooks: How, why, and what you can do to stop us

Not everyone can read an ebook, especially when it isn’t fully accessible. About 10% of Canadians may not be able to read books in print format because of vision, mobility, and comprehension impairments. These readers are typically not part of a publisher’s market, but they could be. NNELS (nnels.ca) is a publicly-funded accessible format producer […]
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