Rachel Comerford

Director of Content Standards, Macmillan Learning

As the Director of Content Standards at Macmillan Learning, Rachel helps to implement and maintain industry and internal standards in content, platforms, and processes. Her work includes establishing internal accessibility, metadata, and EPUB implementation guides that align with best practices. She co-chairs the w3c Publishing Community Group and participates in working groups at IMS GlobalBISG, and AMAC where she asks lots of annoying questions and competes for the title of “most snarky.” She enjoys lazy strolls on the beach, red wine, and well-constructed EPUBs complete with all of their accessibility features and metadata.

Rachel's Sessions

EPUB and Chill: Finding ebooks worth a right swipe

Auditorium Rooms B & C
About three years ago, Rachel Comerford began two digital journeys: interpreting, applying, and developing ebook standards; and online dating. Join her for an exploration of the intersection of romantic disappointment and grand ebook expectations where Rachel will explain everything from her first commit (to github, that is), her profile errors, and how she handles trust […]
EBC: Standards