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Developing a library accessibility plan : a practical guide for librarians


"This book provides experienced and detailed research-based guidance for library professionals charged with creating a comprehensive accessibility plan for their organization. This practical guide is designed to help librarians understand the challenging issues often inherent in the different types of accessibility barriers"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781538131138
  • ISBN: 1538131137
  • Physical Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Section One: Accessibility in Libraries -- Disability Experiences in Libraries : Definitions, Demographics, Theory, and Legislation -- Electronic Accessibility -- Physical Accessibility -- Accessibility for Instruction, Programming, and Outreach -- Section Two: Building an Accessibility Plan for Your Library -- Creating an Accessibility Plan -- Where to Start When Developing an Accessibility Plan -- Building Consensus and Support within the Organization through Employee Professional Development -- Crafting Community Partnerships for Enhanced Accessibility -- Section Three: Case Studies in Accessibility Efforts -- Deploying a Document Conversion Service for Patrons with Disabilities -- Conducting an Electronic Accessibility Audit To Improve Library Web Presences -- Building Employee Knowledge through Voluntary Product Assessment Template Workshops -- Creating an Accessibility Response Plan for Employees -- Raising Library Employee Awareness of Mental Health Issues -- Service Animals in Libraries: Developing a Response Plan.
Subject: Libraries and people with disabilities > United States.
Libraries and people with disabilities > United States > Case studies.
Library buildings > Barrier-free design > United States.
People with disabilities > Services for > United States > Planning.
Assistive computer technology > United States.
Library planning > United States.
Assistive computer technology.
Libraries and people with disabilities.
Library buildings > Barrier-free design.
Library planning.
People with disabilities > Services for > Planning.
United States.
Bibliothèques et handicapés > États-Unis.
Bibliothèques (constructions) > Accessibilité aux handicapés.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Case studies.
Handbooks and manuals.

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