Everything tagged: Accessibility
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA), in partnership with their government relations firm (Impact Public Affairs), has released several elections-related documents, including overviews of the major party platforms, summaries of the English and French language debates, and a one-pager of key library issues.
News September 16, 2021
NNELS and CELA have released a federal elections toolkit to help supporters connect with and educate candidates about accessible reading.
News September 8, 2021
National library organizations call for federal support for access to e-content, funding for Library and Archives Canada, library support for vulnerable populations, open educational resources, and accessible reading material.
News August 12, 2021
This survey is part of a collaborative project, funded by the Government of Canada, co-led by NNELS and CELA, in partnership with eBOUND, to create a consolidated nation-wide Library Resource Centre (website) focusing on awareness and training for library staff on understanding the importance of accessibility in public libraries.
News May 26, 2021
Highlights of interest to the Canadian library and information management community
Blog April 19, 2021
Update to Planned Reduction to Federal Funding for Accesible Reading Materials; NNELS, CELA Response
The federal government yesterday announced a change to the planned reduction in funding to NNELS and CELA for accessible reading materials.
News March 17, 2021
CELA and NNELS are campaigning to maintain federal funding for their programs to create and distribute accessible reading materials to Canadians.
Blog March 15, 2021
Penguin Random House Canada is providing its entire collection of Canadian-published titles with Canadian audio rights to CELA.
News January 19, 2021
Library and GLAM sector organizations call for federal support for broadband connectivity, access to e-content, municipal funding, library support for vulnerable populations, accessible reading material, and Canadian publishers and booksellers.
News January 4, 2021
NNELS Receives Federal Funding to Improve Equity in Access and Services for Canadian Readers With Disabilities
The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) last week announced the receipt of funding of $1 million from the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component …
News December 10, 2020