PORTUGUESE WEB ACCESSIBILITY SNAPSHOT - Status of the Portuguese Websites Regarding Accessibility Levels

Ramiro Gonçalves, José Martins, Manuel Martins, Jorge Pereira, Henrique Mamede

Abstract

The Internet is extremely important for the publishing of information and for the interaction between the society elements. Due to this, it’s essential that the web presents itself accessible to all, including those with any kind of disability. An accessible web may help the handicapped citizens interact with the society in a more active way. This paper presents a study made with a universe of 777 Portuguese biggest enterprises, using a W3C referenced tool (SortSite), and presents some statistical results according to the Portuguese Classification of the Enterprises Activities. The achieved results present a serious troubled reality that’s preventing the disabled citizens from having the same access rights to the World Wide Web as the “non-disabled” citizens.

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Gonçalves R., Martins J., Martins M., Pereira J. and Mamede H. (2010). PORTUGUESE WEB ACCESSIBILITY SNAPSHOT - Status of the Portuguese Websites Regarding Accessibility Levels . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-08-9, pages 223-226. DOI: 10.5220/0002905602230226


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Ramiro Gonçalves and José Martins and Manuel Martins and Jorge Pereira and Henrique Mamede},
title={PORTUGUESE WEB ACCESSIBILITY SNAPSHOT - Status of the Portuguese Websites Regarding Accessibility Levels},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={223-226},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002905602230226},
isbn={978-989-8425-08-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - PORTUGUESE WEB ACCESSIBILITY SNAPSHOT - Status of the Portuguese Websites Regarding Accessibility Levels
SN - 978-989-8425-08-9
AU - Gonçalves R.
AU - Martins J.
AU - Martins M.
AU - Pereira J.
AU - Mamede H.
PY - 2010
SP - 223
EP - 226
DO - 10.5220/0002905602230226