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IFLA Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD) Standing Committee

Supported by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, where it is stated that print disabled people have the right to equal access to books, knowledge and information at the same time, cost and quality as everyone else, and recognizing the fact that as of today...


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Accessibility Testing

This is where we'll meet virtually and in real-time to test ALA Connect with accessible devices.



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Accessibility Subgroup of the DCWG

This group is just now forming. A mission statement with outcomes will be developed soon.




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Presidential Task Force on Equitable Access to Electronic Content (EQUACC)

On June 28 th , the ALA Council passed a resolution that called for the formation of a Presidential Task Force, integrating the OITP Working Group, charged with studying: challenges and potential solutions in libraries for improved electronic content access, distribution and preservation...


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508ers

Building a 508-style approach to getting vendors to take more responsibility about accessibility - Building a more general community of practice for sharing accessibility information, and participating in the larger public sector in doing that



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ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Office

The Public Policy and Advocacy team is charged with following and influencing legislation, policy, and regulatory issues of importance to the library field and its public and works to ensure that libraries are consistently involved in the legislative and policy decision-making processes.