I’m forwarding information about an upcoming webinar about accessibility. Please see below for details.


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Agnieszka Hayes (she/her)

Academic Librarian

Acadia University: Vaughan Memorial Library 

Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada   B4P 2R6 

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From: Rachel Osolen <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, Sep 23, 2021, 5:30 PM
Subject: [Jerome-L] PLARC Webinar Announcement: Accessibility 101 Webinar for Canadian Public Library Staff
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Please forward the attached announcements for the Accessibility 101 Webinar for Canadian Public Staff.


Calling all Library Staff (Directors, Pages, Volunteers, Library Technicians, Cataloguers, Circulation, IT, Communications & Marketing, Reference/Information, Accessibility Specialists, Children's, Youth & Adult Services, Managers, Collections -- Everyone is invited!)

A first installment of many, this free webinar designed for public libraries will cover:

● An Introduction to Types of Disabilities
● An Introduction to Accessibility (Physical and Digital)
● An Introduction to Accessible Formats
● Strategies for Inclusive Events
● What You Can Do Right Now (For Free)!

Length: 75 minutes (1 hour of presentations, 15 minutes of questions)

• English: Wednesday, September 29 at 2:00 pm Eastern/11:00 Pacific
• French: Wednesday, October 13 at 2:00 pm Eastern/11:00 am Pacific


Info for registration in attached documents.


Rachel Osolen

MLIS | University of Alberta

Production Coordinator | National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)



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