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Creating inclusive library environments : a planning guide for serving patrons with disabilities

Author: Michelle Kowalsky; John Woodruff
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, [2017] ©2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the ADA and the subsequent amendments act have been in effect for years, there are still some buildings where structure and interiors limit access. Libraries should be proactive in creating inclusive environments. Kowalsky and Woodruff highlight disability and access issues, and highlight best practices recommended for a barrier-free environment.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Kowalsky; John Woodruff
ISBN: 9780838914885 0838914888 9780838914878 083891487X
OCLC Number: 1052485277
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 218 pages)
Contents: Introduction to creating inclusive libraries --
Writing policies and procedures --
Setting up facilities --
Training library staff --
Maintaining daily operations --
Collaborations and outreach --
Programming and workshop ideas --
Accessible resources and technologies --
Developing a user-centered culture --
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Responsibility: Michelle Kowalsky, John Woodruff.

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Librarians are continually faced with challenges of how to best meet the needs of patrons with disabilities. And because planning considerations range from policies and organizational culture to  Read more...

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