Accessibility - EPUB 3 Resources and Guidance

There is a range of guidance available for creating Accessible EPUB files - some high level and some more technical. Please contact us ( if you would like to see additions or updates made to this list:











  • Accessible Publishing, Best Practice Guidelines for Publishers can be found on The Accessible Books Consortium website in 6 languages and a variety of formats: See also the short learning object on this page entitled EPUB 3 and Accessibility. These resources were developed as part of The Enabling Technologies Framework project.


  • Fondazione LIA – Libri Italiani AccessibiliThe LIA Foundation is an Italian organization, offering advice and consultancy to publishers and content providers interested in creating digital accessible publications va EPUB and to visually impaired people, helping them maximize digital technologies to access content It has created an online bookshelf of more than 8,000 accessible e-books, increasing the availability in the mainstream market of accessible fiction and nonfiction titles in digital EPUB format