CUHK Library wins Gold Award in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2016

Date: 
22/04/2016 to 22/05/2016

Web For All Gold Award

CUHK Library website has won its first Gold Award in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2016, jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission.

The Library website met the criteria to provide better web accessibility features to all users of the website. The Library’s mobile-responsive website was redesigned last year with new features such interactive floor plans and real time availability of PCs, together with the fundamental aim to improve accessibility.

CUHK Library’s certificate was one of sixteen awarded to CUHK. Louise Jones, the University Librarian accepted the award on behalf of the CUHK Library at a presentation ceremony held on April 19, 2016. For details about the scheme, please refer to the OGCIO website at: http://www.ogcio.gov.hk/en/community/web_accessibility/recognition_scheme/