News tagged: Accessibility
ALA-ASGCLA published last month a new toolkit on Virtual Accessibility to support libraries offering live meetings and programs through online virtual platforms.
News July 7, 2020
Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty for Persons with Print Disabilities: A Guide for Canadian Librarians
Originally published by IFLA in 2018, the Canadian version is customized to Canada’s copyright law and informs library staff on the practical steps to improving access to works, and sourcing works from other libraries around the world.
News June 1, 2020
Disfigured is the first Canadian title to be published in all accessible and traditional formats simultaneously
News February 14, 2020
The Accessibility Standards Canada grants and contributions program supports research projects that try to find, take away and stop obstacles to accessibility.
News February 5, 2020
Ontario Human Rights Commission Inquiry to Ask: Do Students With Reading Disabilities Have Meaningful Access to Education?
The Ontario Human Rights Commission has launched Right to Read, a public inquiry into human rights issues that affect students with reading disabilities in Ontario’s public education system.
News October 8, 2019
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA) today launched its campaign to advance its four key issues during the 2019 Federal Election Campaign.
News September 30, 2019
The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) today announced the appointment of Rina Hadziev as Executive Director. She succeeds Michael Ciccone who left CELA in August to join the London Public Library as Chief Executive Officer.
News September 18, 2019
“Expanding the NNELS’s collection of books and resources in alternative formats is a good thing for Canadians because it’s about true social inclusion and accessibility.”
News November 14, 2018
The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is staffing multiple positions to support a series of special projects funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component (SDPP-D).
News September 12, 2018
Calls on federal government to invest in library infrastructure, accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities, Library Materials Service, and indigenous education in library services.
News September 9, 2018