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Library Instruction Coordinator University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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:  [*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…

Services for Patrons with Disabilities

This is a link to an online guide (LibGuide) offered to our patrons who may need assistance with library resources: Feel free to adapt the guide at your institution. Cheers, John – John Siegel, MLS | Library Instruction Coordinator-Assistant Professor University of Arkansas at Little Rock | Ottenheimer Library 501.682.3536 | |  Follow us: |