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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…

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…

Summary of Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits

The link to the Summary is available when you choose Read More.  Summary of Higher Ed Accessibility Lawsuits posted by University of Montana, provides a brief summary with links to information, articles, settlement agreements and resolutions agreements from various institutions of higher education.  University of Montana’s resolution agreement includes a particularly significant amount about libraries.