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Jun 20, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Intersection between Cognitive Disabilities and the User Experience

Description Having an understanding of both cognitive disabilities and the user experience will help you to develop virtual content that is both accessible and easy to use for people who interact with it. When it comes to accessibility, cognitive disabilities are often overlooked and hard to address because of the challenges of creating content that […]

Mar 13, 2023 - 11:00 am ET/10:00 am CT

LAA Webinar: Automated Accessibility Testing: Advantages and Pitfalls

This webinar provides an opportunity to share how accessibility was foundational to the development of the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries' new website, which launched in late 2022. The MSU team is committed to creating an accessible, inclusive, and responsive web presence for the MSU Libraries. They share their design processes and tools used to […]

Feb 22, 2023 - 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT

LAA Webinar: Establishing Design Principles to Center Accessibility into Everyday Decisions

Establishing Design Principles to Center Accessibility into Everyday Decisions February 22, 2023 at 1pm Eastern Time Libraries are meant for everyone. While libraries have long claimed this to be true, exclusionary practices and inaccessible systems still exist and are extremely difficult to fully eradicate. The act of methodically creating a culture of accessibility hinges on […]

Oct 27, 2022 - 1:00 pm ET/12:00 pm CT

Library Accessibility Alliance Webinar: Incorporating Accessibility into Library OER Programs & Initiatives

Open Educational Resources (OER) are meant to be as open and available as possible, but if they’re not accessible or on accessible platforms, how “open” are they really? In this webinar, staff from the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries will share how they’ve integrated accessibility into their OER initiatives and OER grant program to improve […]

Sep 7, 2022 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Library Accessibility Alliance webinar: Accessibility Committees: Cultivating Cultures of Accessibility

This webinar will provide real-world case studies of the formation and impact of accessibility committees at two different university libraries. Presenters from the University of Minnesota and the University of Washington will offer the respective stories of their committees’ formation and advocacy efforts, in addition to discussing the successes, challenges, and horizons facing these kinds […]