Accessibility Interest Group


This interest group is intended as a resource and discussion forum about library disability service issues such as web accessibility, assistive technology, reference and instruction for users with disabilities, and any other disability issues of interest to participants.


Dr. Sherry E. Gelbwasser (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Debra Riley-Huff (Co-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Elizabeth A. Stewart - Marshall (Board Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2010, to May 1, 2015)
Melissa Prentice (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2011. Last retrieved on 12/08/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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