DisAbility and Library Collections: How do we make collections accessible? (Webinar)
This Webinar will take place virtually using Go-to-Meeting. Instructions for joining will be emailed to those who are registered prior to the meeting.To test that your system meets the technology requirements, visit https://link.gotomeeting.com/system-check.
Date and Time:
October 1 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library collections can be tools for literacy and learning. They can also be tools for inclusion, accessing abilities and, ultimately, empowerment. This webinar will present the impact of accessible library collections for all stakeholders, along with tools and strategies ensuring the accessibility and usability of all collections.
Dr. Clayton A. Copeland is Director of the SLIS Laboratory for Leadership in Equity and Diversity (LLEAD) and helps manage the Linda Lucas Walling Collection for Universal Access. Her research focuses upon equity of access to information for under-served populations and literacy. She also pursues research interests in technology, Universal Design, facilities planning, materials and programming for children and young adults, and information behavior.
If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate, please contact the event organizer two weeks in advance.
South Carolina State Library
Related LibGuide: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Libraries by Caroline Smith