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Accessible Libraries


New Sign Access Guide for People with Disabilities Centennial College Libraries is committed to providing equal access to all students, faculty and staff of the college and has a variety of services in place that can assist students with disabilities to access our resources. The guide includes information on Accessibility, Accessible Formats of Library Print Materials, Accommodation Requests, Assistive Equipment or Devices and Tutoring Services.


Equal Access: Universal Design of Libraries

The University of Washington has become a leader in the United States on Accessible issues. Here is a checklist for making ibraries welcoming, accessible, and usable.


Guide to Open Access Journals by Onlineschools.org looks at some of the most reputable open-access journal websites, as well as paid subscription databases that are still widely used by traditional college students. While they may not carry the same amount of recognition as their more expensive counterparts, the open-access databases provide a comparable selection of journals that are highly useful to students across disciplines. Also included are open-access journals for five specific academic fields: business, computer science, education, engineering, and psychology.


THE AD-A-P-T-A-B-L-E APPROACH: PLANNING ACCESSIBLE LIBRARIES

Copyright by Alan Cantor 1995. This article is intended as an antidote to technological paralysis. It is practical guide for librarians who are overwhelmed by AT. The author describes an approach for choosing accessibility aids that puts high-technology devices into a broader context. I call the approach AD-A-P-T-A-B-L-E, an acronym formed of the first letter of eight distinct workplace accommodation strategies. For more information contact: Alan Cantor, 32 Queensdale Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4J 1X9 or phone/fax: (416) 406-5098.


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