The accessibility of scholarly materials to wide public audiences may be enhanced in a variety of ways, including:
The Stoa will not enforce any single approach to accessibility, but will promote the judicious combination of these techniques as warranted by particular projects and circumstances.
- clear, concise, and well-organized writing
- an initial outline, overview, or abstract of the author's argument or purposes, supplemented by waypoints within the document itself
- well-designed hypertextual links to other electronic resources that provide essential explanations, background information, or supporting data
- the strategic use of multimedia aids such as images, maps, diagrams and other drawings, sound files, QTVR clips, VRML models, etc.