Accessibility: What Everyone in the Library Needs to Know

Thursday, February 28, 10:30am-12pm, Foster Aud. and Mediasite Live (and recorded for later viewing)

LFO forensic, “Accessibility: What Everyone in the Library Needs to Know”

Presented by: Ann Snowman (introductions), Dawn Amsberry, Susan Hayya, Linda Klimczyk, Binky Lush, Emily Rimland of University Libraries

Attend this LFO Forensic to learn about several facets of providing service, in physical and virtual settings, to individuals with disabilities. This session will cover the Office for Disability Services’ process for identifying students and providing requested accommodations; the role of the librarian in instructional, public, and web services to people who are disabled; library history on accessibility and usability; Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 overview; and provide tips on the use of inclusive language, interpersonal communication, and tools and resources for library faculty and staff.