Advocacy and Continuing Education

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The Advocacy and Continuing Education subgroup will focus on providing resources, tools, and skills necessary for librarians, archivists, records managers, and other GLAM professionals to advocate for, as well as support accessibility within their organizations. This group will share information pertaining to:

  • Guidelines for web accessibility, such as WCAG 2.x
  • Responding to existing and emerging barriers faced by disabled persons
  • Advocacy and Outreach work
  • Forum Preparation
  • Ethical Use of open source products, including assistive technologies
  • Other areas as determined by the group

Group Facilitators

  • Alex Wermer-Colan, Temple University (2020— )
  • Adele Fitzgerald, St. Joseph's College, New York (June 2021– )
  • Mark Weiler, Wilfrid Laurier University (2020–May 2021)

Previous Events