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Wednesday, November 4 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Resources for Everyone: Challenges and Opportunities in Producing Learning Resources for Users of All Abilities

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Registration Cost: $110

Licensing, marketing, access to digital scholarship, end users, innovation – these are terms which are inextricably linked to the world of the 21st century research libraries. Understanding diverse user experiences and developing new ideas and transparent approaches in serving these users brings new dimensions to the world of libraries. The following session is comprised of multiple speakers who are able to offer attendees a unique kaleidoscope glimpse into the diverse world of library users with print disabilities, incorporating technology demonstrations, a review of national and international legislative guidelines, and user input. This session will also offer the opportunity for the audience to raise valuable questions in a free-form forum style format, engaging with speakers and library patrons to tackle valuable topics of digital and print format accessibility and opportunities for libraries and publishers to grow in this area.

Lightning Talks (1hr)

  • 1 person on (US) accessibility/legal context (CSU)

  • 1 person (CAN) accessibility/legal context

  • 1 person on Marrakesh

  • 1 person research library context (US)

  • 1 person research library context (CAN)



Technology showcase + User Perspective (1hr)


  • Faculty and students talking about digital books

  • (presentation format + technology demo)


 

Moderators
Speakers
MC

Margaret Camp

Director of Disability Services, ADA Coordinator, Division of Student Affairs, University of South Carolina Upstate
CI

Charlotte Innerd

Head, Collection Development and Acquisitions, Wilfrid Laurier University Library
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Binky Lush

Manager, Discovery, Access and Web Services, Penn State University
Discovery, Access and Web Services at the Penn State University Libraries
KC

Kathryn Cornell Webster

Student, Wake Forest University


Wednesday November 4, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
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