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Accessibility: Tables

This guide aims to assist Library staff in providing material for students with additional needs


  • Keep the structure simple, and bear in mind that screen readers will read the content from left to right when deciding on a structure.
  • Specify the header rows and make sure they are repeated if your table crosses multiple pages. Add alt text to explain your table to visually impaired readers and make sure it is meaningful - an informative caption can also be helpful. 
  • Creating accessible tables.