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Welcome to the February  issue of the CommonLook Accessibility Newsletter!

February marks the approach of CSUN, Higher Education’s annual conference to discuss accessibility challenges and solutions. CommonLook will be there both as an exhibitor and our accessibility consultants  will be speaking to the attendees on a variety of topics.  So this month’s newsletter focuses on education and accessibility.

. As means of assisting  institutes of higher learning achieve their accessibility goals, CommonLook is launching CommonLook Campus 101.

As always, we welcome your suggestions for upcoming topics and would like to know what you think of  CommonLook’s  Accessibility Newsletter.


CommonLook Launches Campus 101

CommonLook (NetCentric Technologies,) the makers of the popular CommonLook is proud to announce the availability of its Campus 101 program for colleges and universities.

Created in partnership with CSU, the entry-level Campus 101 program enables colleges and universities to take their first steps towards document accessibility compliance within the framework of a coherent and proven accessibility program that uses industry-leading tools and practices.

For full details visit Campus 101  and download the full CSU Case Study.



CommonLook Addresses CSUN 2017 Attendees

CommonLook;s team of accessibility consultants are pleased to be sharing their.knowledge and expertise at CSUN 2017.  We hope to see you there.

Comparing WCAG 2.0 to PDF/UA: Understanding the Standards & Mitigating Risk (Paul Rayius)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – 10:00 AM PST   Golden Hill AB

With web and electronic document accessibility becoming increasingly important, this session will help make connections between PDF/UA and WCAG 2.0, as applied to PDF..

Tips, Tricks and Best Practices for Ensuring PDF Accessibility (Bob Hall)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – 11:00 AM PST    Golden Hill AB

Exploring recommended best practices for creating accessible PDF documents from MS Word. Tips and tricks for ensuring an existing PDF document meets recommended accessibility standards

The Road to an Accessible Campus (Campus 101)

Speakers: Cheryl Pruitt (CSU Chancellor’s Office), Bob Hall (CommonLook)

Thursday, March 2, 2017 – 3:20 PM PST  Balboa Hill AB

CSU’s Chancellor’s Office, has become a leader in Campus Document Accessibility. In collaboration with  CommonLook, , Campus 101 was created as a document Accessibility solution.




CommonLook to Connect With Higher Ed At CSUN 2017

If you will be in attendance at this year’s conference and would like to schedule a free consultation with CommonLookregarding your electronic document accessibility needs, please email

We look forward to seeing you there!


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