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...
This is where we'll meet virtually and in real-time to test ALA Connect with accessible devices.
This group is just now forming. A mission statement with outcomes will be developed soon.
The Open Group for Library History Reform is a new OPEN ALA Connect community for discussion of concerns and suggestions for improving advocacy within ALA and our communities for addressing Library History Reform in terms of gender and diversity issues. ALA conference committees and round...
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...
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
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.
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