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Work. 2012;41 Suppl 1:1567-71. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0354-1567.

Web accessibility: evaluation of a website with different semi-automatic evaluation tools.

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  • 1Ergonomics Laboratory, Arts and Design Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, PUCRio, Rua Marquês de São Vicente 225, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


It is essential that access to information must to be universal given the importance of having a truly global Internet. This study proposes to evaluate a government website with two semiautomatic accessibility evaluation tools. The results have demonstrated that the use of more than one semi-automatic assessment tool can provide enhanced results. The differences in results and presentation in the reports generated by the two tools indicate that there is more complete results by combining tests with different accessibility evaluation tools.

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