Conference Accessibility

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | 8pm ET
With ALA annual right around the corner, we’re talking conference accessibility. Whether they occur at huge convention centers, smaller hotels, or virtually, LIS conferences aren’t necessarily the easier to navigate for disabled folks. This month we’ll discuss our experiences and hopes for more accessible professional events.

Moderators: @librariankqm & @brealikecheese

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Discussion Questions:
Q1. How are traditional library conferences accessible and/or inaccessible to you? #CripLib

Q2. How have virtual conferences over the last year been more or less accessible to you? #CripLib

Q3. What sort of support or resources have you found that were helpful with navigating conferences? #CripLib

Q4. In what ways could library conferences be more accessible? #CripLib

Recommended Reading:
Manwiller, K.Q. (2021). The inaccessibility of ACRL 2021. ACRLog. https://acrlog.org/2021/05/26/the-inaccessibility-of-acrl-2021/

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