Accessibility Interest Group

Accessibility is key to serving our user communities. ASERL’s Accessibility Interest Group strives to support the accessibility work that is going on in all ASERL libraries and universities through participation in the Library Accessibility Alliance, the provision of education and training resources and fostering a network of colleagues who share similar interests and needs.

Committee Chairs

The ASERL Accessibility Interest Group is currently led by a leadership team:

Upcoming Accessibility Events

Accessibility questions or topics for future events from ASERL members may be added anonymously to our discussion Padlet ahead of time.

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Accessibility Resources

  • Library Accessibility Alliance (LAA) – The Library Accessibility Alliance website includes e-resource testingmodel accessibility language for e-resource licenses, and LAA impact and analysis reports. If you are interested in representing ASERL on one of the LAA committees, complete our volunteer form.
  • ASERL Accessibility Policy Catalog  – This resource contains links to accessibility policies and statements from ASERL libraries. If you have updates or corrections for this resource, provide feedback using our form.
  • ASERL Accessibility Water Cooler – The Accessibility Interest Group is excited to begin offering an opportunity for discussion of accessibility issues in the ASERL community. Our first call on licensing eresources happened in 2022 and we look forward to planning additional calls in 2023. If you have ideas or topics for future community calls, let us know on our feedback form.
  • ASERL Accessibility Working Groups – ASERL currently has two small working groups that discuss accessibility topics and work on small projects. Our current groups focus on two topics: Campus Collaborations, Policy, & Advocacy and Library Spaces. If you think you might be interested in joining one of these groups or starting a small working group on another accessibility topic, reach out to any of the Leadership Team members listed above.

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