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Highlighted Content on WebJunction: Prioritizing Accessibility and Disability Inclusion at Your Library: Putting a focus on accessibility helps create a library that can be enjoyed by more people and can connect more people to the information and resources they need. Opportunities...

The Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts will be presenting RA for All: Diversity & Inclusion through Reader’s Advisory workshop featuring Becky Spratford of RA for All (http://raforall.blogspot.com/). Spratford will present 4 modules detailed below –...

A partnership between Library Journal and the Gerald M. Kline Family Foundation has created the Jerry Kline Community Impact Prize.  Learn more and apply by August 1, 2019. ...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma Date:  Wednesday February 6, 2019 Presented by Elissa Hardy With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing...

The NASIG Diversity and Inclusion Award is open to members of an unrepresented group in the NASIG community who are in a position of a professional nature with primary responsibilities for some aspect of information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions,...

Workforce Recruitment Program Libraries and other nonprofits may access the 2019 Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) database, which is available to employers, in the private and nonprofit sector, seeking interns or employees with disabilities. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of...

The National Network Library of Medicine (NN/LM) is offering the following FREE classes; MLA cfredit is offered.  Click the title for more information. Bibliometrics, Altmetrics, & the Question of Research Impact January 17, 2018  4:00pm-5:pm This session addresses the history...

Brandi Hunter-Davenport

  Brandi Hunter-Davenport,  PA Forward Project Manager PA Library Association,  In a day and age when people are not readily accepted for their differences but ridiculed or shunned for them, it is important now more than ever to continue to have safe, inclusive spaces and...

WebJunction reports that “It’s been 25 years since the passage of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act), and a new webinar series enlists advocates and experts to explore issues of accessibility and inclusion from the perspective of visitors, staff and program users...