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Tue 13 Apr 2021
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Online

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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DRC: Libraries - Access for disabled users masterclass
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Tue 13 Apr 2021

Description

This discussion based workshop will provide an opportunity for an update on the recent exciting additions to support for disabled library users and the work of the DRC. As a response to the unusual circumstances we are all finding ourselves in the majority of the workshop will build on example scenarios to discuss and get feedback on the most accessible and effective strategies for the pandemic and beyond.

The workshop will be delivered by Patrick Dowson (Accessibility Services Manager) and Lindsay Jones (Accessibility Services Coordinator) from the Libraries Accessibility Services team. They are dedicated to providing equal library access for all students across the university, including providing alternate formats for disabled students. They will be joined by Kirsty Wayland, Disability Development Consultant at the DRC. This session will be on line via Microsoft Teams.

Target audience
  • Cambridge University Libraries (including faculty/departmental libraries) staff and college library staff
Prerequisites

This session will be on line via Microsoft Teams

Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Tue 13 Apr   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Online Lindsay Jones,  P.G. Dowson,  Kirsty Wayland
Aims
  • To update about the range of support available for disabled students in the library
  • To reflect and review examples of barriers for disabled students
  • To develop strategies to eliminate such barriers
Duration

2 hours


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