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May 16, 2024 - 10:30 am ET/9:30 am CT

Built Without Barriers: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024 Online Accessibility Event

via Zoom

The University of Minnesota is hosting a free, virtual accessibility event on Thursday, May 16, 2024 to engage in conversation, thinking, and learning about access and inclusion. ASERL members are welcome to attend!  This year’s theme is “Built Without Barriers” to highlight ways we can write content, create websites, and build our organization to remove […]

May 15, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

Accessibility Water Cooler

Please join us at the Accessibility Water Cooler with your questions, thoughts and ideas!  Accessibility fans from ASERL libraries are here to share their thoughts and ideas.  These sessions are not recorded to allow free-flowing exchange of ideas. REGISTER at https://forms.gle/cZxZRj1anmwtaQ4N8

Feb 28, 2024 - 3:00 pm ET/2:00 pm CT

LAA Webinar: “Transforming Librarianship to Model Neuroinclusion in Libraries”

This session will introduce participants to the neurodiversity employment movement and its impact in other fields, such as IT. The presenters will also share results from an IMLS-funded initiative that highlights the voices of neurodivergent librarians and their journey of negotiating identity as they face barriers and enablers to their success. Neurodivergent librarians are an […]

Feb 26, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Accessibility Water Cooler

Please join us at the Accessibility Water Cooler with your questions, thoughts and ideas!  Accessibility fans from ASERL libraries are here to share their thoughts and ideas.  These sessions are not recorded to allow free-flowing exchange of ideas. REGISTER at https://forms.gle/cZxZRj1anmwtaQ4N8

Oct 23, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Accessibility Water Cooler

Please join us at the Accessibility Water Cooler with your questions, thoughts and ideas!  Accessibility fans from ASERL libraries are here to share their thoughts and ideas.  These sessions are not recorded to allow free-flowing exchange of ideas. REGISTER at https://ncsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYsf-itpz0iHdKfw51IqtwDJHvTKcYEZFCK Questions and topics can be submitted anonymously in advance via this Google form if […]

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 […]

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 […]