A Gathering of Resources for people who work with websites and the rest of us who want to use them.

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Pull Out The Bottom Drawer Resource Directory

The User Is Out There is a repository project of knowledge on the topics of website usability and accessibility for web design.

This web project is a work in progress.  I have stockpiled nearly 25 years of web stuff in various online databases and home computers. The User is Out There will grow as I dig through the bottom drawer and move the good stuff over here. 

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Kim Krause Berg, Accessibility and Usability Specialist

My name is Kim. I built my first website in 1995. My kids were little then, and while they slept at night, I watched the X-Files and taught myself a career that went like this:
Webmaster, Website Promotion, User Interface Engineer, SEO, Community Founder, Software QA Usability Engineer, Human Factors, Accessibility, Usability Testing, Blogger, Business Owner, Consultant, Industry Writer, Conference Speaker, Sr. Consultant, Accessibility Advocate

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On December 24, 2020 Kim Krause Berg was awarded with the prestigious distinction of earning her certification by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals as a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC)

  • Website Reminders
    Insight into why the copyright year is important for authenticity. And working links too!
  • A New Fun Video and Amazing Article on Color and Sound
    Recent additions to the Bottom Drawer include: Webbed Brief is a funny new video series that teaches and makes you laugh at the same time. Find it in Videos Converting visual design principles into their audio counterparts is amazing. Care to color sound? Find in Usabilitiy and User Experience Follow the updates to accessibility guidelines and laws for Canada and the UK in Global Accessibility Laws

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Want to learn more about how to prevent your website from accessibility lawsuits or demand letters? Find out during my session at SEJ eSummit on Jan 12, called THE EMERGENCY GUIDE TO WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY COMPLIANCE.

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