|[aserl_coll_assess] Library Accessibility Alliance launches new webinar series||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: John Burger (jburgeraserl.org)|
|Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2020 08:04:44 -0700 (PDT)|
Colleagues: The Library Accessibility Alliance (LAA) Steering Committee is pleased to share news about an upcoming webinar series for Fall 2020. The webinars are available at no charge, and will be recorded for later playback. For more information these activities, please see the Big Ten Academic Alliance website -- https://www.btaa.org/library/accessibility/reports (The LAA website is in development.) An Introduction to Disability: This webinar will walk the audience through what is disability and how it is defined. The session is interactive. In this session you will learn about why disability laws are important, what libraries should think about in terms of their own accessibility for people with disabilities, and how compliance and accessibility are fundamentally different concepts. Presenter: JJ Pionke -- Applied Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign September 30, 2020 -- 1pm ET / 12pm Central REGISTER: https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEtfuqsrD4qG9a-PVCT_EBpe8g1feMns1PP Disability Awareness -- Use of physical spaces by persons with disabilities Presenters: JJ Pionke -- Applied Health Sciences Librarian and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Heidi M. Schroeder -- MLIS, Accessibility Coordinator, Michigan State University Libraries; + possibly others TBD October 23, 2020 -- 2pm ET / 1pm Central REGISTER: https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtduCurD4oE9WIXhZlWZsZl8lo2c75AoWs Website Accessibility 101 & Library Resources: Learn the language of web accessibility and how to apply and use it in your library websites and evaluations of e-resources. This webinar will provide a high-level look at what makes a website accessible, some of the common challenges we face working with library databases, and how the Library Accessibility Alliance and its database testing program can help librarians advocate for more compliant resources. Presenter: Sara Belmont -- Web Developer, W&M Libraries | William & Mary November 10, 2020 -- 2pm ET / 1pm Central REGISTER: https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMocu2hrT4vHtZvSjyDLVpcQMn0sfmR8j0F Overview of E-Resource Assessment Process Presenter: Grey L. Pierce -- Assistant Director, MSU Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, Michigan State University December 1, 2020 -- 2pm ET / 1pm Central REGISTER: https://emory.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpcumtqDoiHdCMql9Kbsfs_i6HjGx30R9g We hope you find these of interest. On behalf of the LAA Steering Committee, --jeb John Burger, Executive Director Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) c/o Robert W. Woodruff Library 540 Asbury Circle, Suite 316 Atlanta, GA 30322 404-218-4207 -- cellular
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