Accessibility at Penn State | Maps

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  • Directions (with Google Maps)
  • Displaying Multiple Locations
  • Historical Map Example
  • Color Coding
  • 3D Maps
  • Video Webinar (20 min)

Maps can present a number of accessibility, but focusing on information needed can help developers provide accessible information

Maps for Directions (with Google Maps)

If a map is being used to provide directions to a location, then make sure text based directions are also included. Note that text-based instructions benefits those who may have problems processing a particular map.

Here are some links to good examples of maps plus text-based instructions.

  • Penn State Center for the Performing Arts
  • Nittany Lion Inn

Note: ALT tags should be included for static images [...]

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