Library Technology Reports

Articles from Vol. 48, No. 7, October

Accessible by (Universal) Design
My awareness of the importance of accessibility in libraries (and my motivation for editing this issue of Library Technology Reports) began when I was a reference and instruction librarian at Ohio University, an institution with a strong commitment...
Collection Accessibility: A Best Practices Guide for Libraries and Librarians
Abstract The purpose of chapter 5 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 48, no. 7) "Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology" is to provide libraries and librarians with best practices for increasing the accessibility...
E-Books and E-Readers for Users with Print Disabilities
Abstract Chapter 3 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 48, no. 7) "Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology" discusses a range of commonly available e-book formats and e-readers with an eye to their accessibility features....
Information Power to All Patrons
Abstract Prior to the digital age, people with disabilities that prevented them from using traditional print resources had little choice when it came to accessing information. If they had a visual impairment or learning disability, they could contact...
Making the Right Decisions about Assistive Technology in Your Library
Abstract Chapter 2 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 48, no. 7) "Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology" introduces key technologies and important considerations that libraries can use to incorporate assistive technologies...
Web Accessibility and Universal Design: A Primer on Standards and Best Practices for Libraries
Abstract As library users access more services through the Web, the importance of providing usable and accessible websites and content has come to the forefront of library service concerns. While libraries do have some unique use cases, for the...
Why Accessibility?
Abstract Accessibility, simply defined, means that the fullest use of any resource should be given to the greatest number of people. Libraries, as providers of public space and digital content, have a responsibility to promote equitable access to...
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