Inclusivity for Everyone: New Accessibility for Annotation

A Partnership to Bring Open Annotation to eBooks

Today we are announcing a partnership to bring open, collaborative, cross-platform annotation to eBooks. Together with NYU Libraries, NYU Press, Evident Point, the Readium Foundation and the EPUBjs project, Hypothesis will be working to bring annotation to EPUB, the standard format for digital books. Digital books represent an enormous class of content which at present cannot be collaboratively annotated with others. Combined with the recent work that the W3C has done to standardize annotation, this represents an essential next step in bringing a high quality open annotation implementation to books everywhere.

By |2017-06-22T22:49:07-07:00March 9th, 2017|

Annotations at the W3C

A dedicated group of individuals worked diligently toward a web annotation standard — the idea being that annotation is something that will be fundamental to the future of the web and should be interoperable, and eventually incorporated into browsers. The first chance for a face to face meeting of this new group came during [...]

By |2020-12-04T16:22:00-08:00October 27th, 2014|