Category Archives: Equal Access

The Future of Libraries

I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.”  Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer.  When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading

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Policies for the Good of the User, not Just the Library

Although the article “A Tale of Two Students” (American Libraries) is about schools, it could just as easily be about public libraries.  It contains two scenarios about school acceptable use policies. In one scenario, Michael learned about appropriate online conduct, … Continue reading

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New Rules to Improve Your Library Signage!

Did you know that updates to the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) went into effect March 15, 2012?  I didn’t.  So it was enlightening to read New ADA Signage Standards Take Effect from Library Journal: On March 15, 2012, updates … Continue reading

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ALA Looks at Equitable Access to Digital Content

From the PLA Blog:  New ALA Report Explores Challenges of Equitable Access to Digital Content: The American Library Association (ALA) has released a new report examining critical issues underlying equitable access to digital content through our nation’s libraries. In the … Continue reading

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