Dr. Paul Harpur discusses Disability, Access, and Libraries in the Digital Age

dr. paul harpurDr. Paul Harpur, Senior Lecturer at The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law will discuss the topic of Disability, Access, and Libraries in the Digital Age Tuesday, February 16 at 3 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library.

Harpur will discuss topics including:

  • What are universities’ obligations to ensure their students have equal access to digital spaces, including E-Libraries, E-Books and E-Readers?
  • What are some practical steps that university librarians can take to encourage publishers to embrace inclusive design?
  • How can organizations maximize the possibility that their library will create a digital environment that is accessible to all students regardless of their abilities?

ASL and CART will be provided. To request other accommodations, contact Lesley Pease at ldpease@syr.edu by February 10.

Co-sponsored by the Renée Crown University Honors Program, Burton Blatt Institute, and Syracuse University Libraries.

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