Meeting ID: 264 479 336
Passcode: folio-lsp 


Elizabeth German

Paul Moeller

Khalilah Gambrell

@Zoë McLaughlin

Huda Khan

Abby Baines

Agenda and Notes 

Jira Check-in 

Accessibility Dashboard 

  1. CU Boulder - Schedule  | 2021 Schedule 
    1. Testing has started. 
    2. Meeting with Acquisitions to discuss feedback
  2. Updates from MSU testing
  3. Looking for volunteers to help write test cases for testing. Similar to test rail cases or user acceptance testing but with a little more since often the testers are experts in assistive technology rather than FOLIO/ILS need to add some more details. 
  • MSU testing on ERM team for for date option filter (Thanks Zoë!) 
  • Still look for volunteers 
    • Test cases around workflows 
    • Can pick a workflow that you want to focus on 
    • Examples in the docs -  Schedule  | 2021 Schedule
  • MSU live with FOLIO and tested EDS with articles searching 
Keyboard Navigation 
  • Keyboard Navigation
  • Next steps: Owen, Gill, Khalilah, and John will propose keys to in app list and bring back to accessibility SIG to help validate 
  • Have been well received but nothing yet for Accessibility SIG to review 
  • Questions about the keyboard short cut modal should include copy/past/cut/find? 
    • Yes, people forget or don't know common shortcuts for 
Screen Readers 
  • Next steps: Khaliah will check in with EBSCO a11y PM regarding automated testing 

Wiki Update

Reported Issues

Accessibility of resources


  • How are people recording accessibility of materials? 
  • TAMU: We're using coral. Things are tagged and VPATS are stored with licenses 
  • CU-Boulder: Extensive testing
  • How does FOLIO handle this? 
  • Can we have a conversation with the ERM folks to discuss how to document accessibility of resources within FOLIO? 

Next Meeting Planning / Parking Lot
  • Meet with Julian to talk more about the stories that have been added recently

Parking lot

  • Assistive Technology User Group 
  • FOLIO on tablets / touch technology / voice
  • New governance model (slidedeck)
  • Update on the accessibility demo 
  • Does one meeting a month keep us moving in a way that is sufficient?
  • What is the role of the SIG in the community? Relationship between development and testing. Especially with new modules. What is the expectations of the community of the SIG?  
  • What are implementers having issues with and what are others doing? Documentation of accessibility?
  • How is accessibility information about the resources built in into the system? 
  • Line between usability and accessibility 
  • User engagement 
  • Overarching Goal: Make sure that other libraries are able to adopt FOLIO 
    • What does an updated demo look like? (follow what Jane did and should show resolved issues) 
  • There is a request from the PC to develop process for telling the story of how we are improving the accessibility within FOLIO. There was also interest in having another demo of accessibility within FOLIO. 

    • Something to consider: report dashboard page for documenting evidence of improvement/testing 
    • Elizabeth German and Khalilah will review the Assessment Approach section to expand upon our practices. 
    • Documenting progress (explain what we did as a narrative and Abby can capture) 
    • Data element (tickets created / tickets resolved)