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Title:Drexel-Penn-Temple Libraries Event
Date:Friday, January 6, 2017
Time:8:30am - 12:00pm
Location:Van Pelt - Dietrich Library Center, Sixth Floor
Campus:University of Pennsylvania
Categories:Libraries Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.

The program will focus on accessibility from both a university-wide compliance perspective, as well as best practices and operational considerations within the library. Speakers will discuss higher education's commitment to accessibility, how it is being achieved across the institution and the role of the academic library in supporting institutional accessibility requirements.

Location: Class of 1928 Pavilion in the Kislak Center, Sixth floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Draft Agenda:

8:30-9:00 - Registration / Breakfast

9:00 - Welcome, Carton Rodgers, Vice Provost & Director of Libraries

9:15 - Accessibility at Penn State

Binky Lush, Manager, Discovery Access & Web Services, Penn State University Libraries

9:50 - Research Libraries Accessibility Research & Implications

Alice McGrath, Postdoctoral Fellow for Accessibility, University of Pennsylvania

10:30 - Break

10:50 - Managing University Accessibility Requirements: The Library Perspective

Jim Bongiovanni, Head, Library Technology Services, Temple University

Erin Finnerty, Electronic Resources Librarian, Temple University

Steven Bell, Associate University Librarian, Temple University

11:25 - Group discussion and wrap-up