What does a library accessibility specialist do? How a new role advances accessibility through education and advocacy

Stephanie Rosen

Abstract

Across North America, academic librarians are quietly converting print materials into accessible files, testing databases for usability, and applying principles of universal design to services, spaces, and instruction. Most of us do this work under unassuming job titles like director of access services or humanities librarian. But a few of us occupy new positions explicitly devoted to library accessibility.

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