ASCLA is the premiere destination for ALA members to find information and build capacity to serve populations that are served by state library agencies; libraries and librarians serving special populations, including people with disabilities and incarcerated adults and youth; specialized libraries; library networks and cooperatives; independent librarians and library consultants.
Topics of particular interest include assistive technologies; fundamentals of serving special populations, such as those with autism and spectrum disorders, the deaf and hard of hearing, developmental disabilities, mental disabilities, mental illnesses, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or vision disabilities; children or young adults with disabilities; managing volunteers with disabilities; what trustees need to know about accessibility; the basics of prison/correctional facilities librarianship; web accessibility; and consortial approaches to ebooks. Submissions are also welcome for other topics that would be of interest to ASCLA members or are relevant to the library services ASCLA members provide.
Proposals are reviewed by the ASCLA Online Learning Committee annually. The 2018 deadline is March 30, 2018. Learn more and submit your online learning proposal today.
Questions about the process should be sent to the ASCLA Executive Director Jessica Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.