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Ever wonder if your website is the best it can be? Ever wanted to redesign your website but didn’t know where to start? Want to know if your website is responsive? If the answer to any of these questions is, “Yes” then join us…. Improving Your Library’s Website Friday,...

Rachel Cox

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Pass this along to your patrons with disabilities: This FREE, unique DAY-LONG TRAINING  brings together people with disabilities and their families with emergency planners to inform and encourage citizens to lead the effort in considering ALL people when creating emergency plan. South...

One of the Professional Development Scholarship priorities is Web Accessibility training.  (Check out this site to learn about website accessibility and why it’s important). Find training and apply for up to $1200 reimbursable for registration, travel and/or lodging!  Learn...

May 13 is the deadline to apply for professional development grant events to be held from June 1 through September 30. (This time period has been extended from the original period that went through the end of August). PLEASE note that the application form has been changed from...

Have you watched the ILEAD USA Keynote speaker videos? Speakers include: Anne Craig:  Introduction to ILEAD USA (this link includes Lankes’ presentation) David Lankes:  Everything They Taught You in Library School is Wrong Eli Neiburger: Flatland Sina Bahram: Perspectives...

Click here for archived webinars on accessible images posted by the Diagram Center. ...

Bookshare® opens up the world of reading for people with print disabilities and is FREE for US Students who cannot read traditional print books because of a visual impairment, physical disability or severe learning disability.  Adults with print disabilities may use Bookshare...

Learn about accessible and assistive technology for your patrons with disabilities in this information packed March issue of the Disability Connection Newsletter. In the post 10 Ways Technology Is Changing the Way We Live are resources on coding, gaming, web accessiblity, contact...

ILEAD USA begins on March 23, when 23 library workers from across Pennsylvania come together in 5 teams to solve community problems with the use of participatory technology.  This nine month program is divided into three in-person sessions of 4 days each in Harrisburg. Classes...