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Making the library accessible for all : a practical guide for librarians / Jane Vincent.

By: Vincent, Jane.
Series: Practical guides for librarians ; no 5.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2014Description: xxi, 143 p. : illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780810891463.Subject(s): Libraries and people with disabilities -- United States | Libraries -- Barrier-free designDDC classification: 027.663
Contents:
1. What is accessibility? -- 2. Communication accessibility -- 3. Materials accessibility -- 4. Architectural and environmental accessibility -- 5. Training and event accessibility -- 6. Technology accessibility -- 7. Web accessibility -- 8. The accessible library -- Appendices -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author.
Summary: Accessibility is becoming an issue that libraries can no longer ignore. Author Jane Vincent provides a guide to accessibility that addresses common issues and gives strategies for responding to unique situations. This book is a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily refer to when planning, remediating, or evaluating for accessibility. It has a unique holistic perspective, as well as an emphasis on perceiving people with disabilities as providing resources to meet a common goal rather than as a population to be served.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. What is accessibility? --
2. Communication accessibility --
3. Materials accessibility --
4. Architectural and environmental accessibility --
5. Training and event accessibility --
6. Technology accessibility --
7. Web accessibility --
8. The accessible library --
Appendices --
Glossary --
Index --
About the author.

Accessibility is becoming an issue that libraries can no longer ignore. Author Jane Vincent provides a guide to accessibility that addresses common issues and gives strategies for responding to unique situations. This book is a single-source guide relevant to all library functions that librarians can easily refer to when planning, remediating, or evaluating for accessibility. It has a unique holistic perspective, as well as an emphasis on perceiving people with disabilities as providing resources to meet a common goal rather than as a population to be served.

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