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John Siegel's picture

Virtual Meeting Minutes - ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group (UAIG)

All:

 
Attached please find minutes from the ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group (UAIG)'s virtual meeting in mid-June. 

If you could not attend and are interested, the meeting was recorded:

To access the recorded meeting, please call (866) 612-3357.

The Conference ID is 3862346, and the Participant Passcode is 21632955.

If you have questions, please let me know.

Best-John

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John Siegel, MLS | Outgoing Convener, ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group
Associate Professor-Student Success Librarian
University of Arkansas at Little Rock | Ottenheimer Library | Collections & Archives | 
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Sue Phelps's picture

Hello,

I am a librarian at Washington State University Vancouver and was very happy to find this group! Accessibility is a current focus for me and I was hoping for some people to talk to about it.

I am currently working on a usability test of three library databases for folks who use screen readers. I am wondering if any of you have done any testing of the accessibility of databases. If not what has your experience been, yourself, or in helping students? What research/data collection have you done, if not usability testing?

I'm hoping to find some other folks who have done or are planning to do research on database accessibility because I hope that together we might be able to advocate for some improvements. I know it is a David and Goliath type of venture but right now I want to give it a try.

Sue Phelps

WSU Vancouver

asphelps@wsu.edu