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Virtual Meeting – ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group

All: Please join us for a ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group (UAIG) virtual meeting this Wednesday, June 17 at 2 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). All are welcome to attend — there is no requirement to be a UAIG member. Also, the discussion of accessibility is not limited to academic libraries — we cover a variety of accessibility issues relevant…

ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group – Virtual Meeting

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Universal Accessibility Interest Group (UAIG) will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, June 17 at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) [be sure to adjust for your time zone]. All are invited to attend, and much of the discussion is not limited to academic libraries. More information, including an agenda, will be…

Collection Development, E-Books, and Online Learning & Accessibility

Several other programs on accessibility were featured at ACRL ’15 in Portland. You can find additional details about these programs via the conference proceedings, which are accessible online:  http://www.ala.org/acrl/acrl/conferences/acrl2015/papers  [*Note that not all presenters submitted conference proceedings.] Some highlights: Ebook Showdown: Evaluating Academic Ebook Platforms from a User Perspective – Christina Mune and Ann Agee * There is extensive coverage…

Collection Development, E-Resources, and Meeting The Needs of People with Disabilities (ACRL Presentation)

Axel Schmetzke, Cheryl Pruitt, and Michele Bruno are presenting on collection development, e-resources, and meeting the needs of people with disabilities at ACRL ’15 in Portland. Axel and his co-presenters were kind enough to allow posting of their presentation slides to the Libraries for Universal Accessibility (LUA) website. If you are not familiar with LUA, it is a community place…

Exciting Preconference on the ADA At ALA Annual

Registration for the ALA Annual Conference is open and ASCLA wants to make you aware of an exciting preconference on the Americans with Disabilities Act and libraries. Celebrating its 25th anniversary at the same time as ALA Annual, the ADA is a monumental civil rights law that helps ensure equal access to everyone, including people with disabilities. Understanding the ADA is important for all…