Browse Library Trends 67 (3) Winter 2019: Disabled Adults in Libraries by Issue Date

  • Gibson, Amelia N.; Hanson-Baldauf, Dana (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Public libraries are often referred to as community anchors—boundary-spanning institutions (Williams 2002) ideally positioned to inform, empower, and connect citizens in local communities. Despite American Library Association ...

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  • Conley, Sasha; Ferguson, Aaron; Kumbier, Alana (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    This paper explores methods for building relevant, accessible academic services in the context of a liberal arts college with a growing population of students with psychological disabilities. This work is situated in a ...

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  • Ihekwoaba, Emmanuel Chukwudi; Okwor, Roseline Ngozi; Mole, Austin Jude Chikaodi; Nnadi, Caroline Uchenna (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    The aim of this paper is to determine access provision for sight-impaired students (SISs) in Nigerian university libraries. This is based on the principle that accessibility to available information in the library is a ...

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  • Pontoriero, Catherine; Zippo-Mazur, Gina (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Community college libraries provide many different types of supports on their campuses. Are patrons with disabilities aware of the kinds of support and services a library provides? To answer this question, we created and ...

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  • Williams, Teneka; Hagood, Asha (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Diversity is a benchmark that is sought after in workplace organizations as there is a proven correlation between institutional diversity and customer satisfaction (Association of Research Libraries, n.d.). Fulfilling the ...

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  • Brown, Robin; Sheidlower, Scott (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Librarianship is made up of many different sorts of people. Until now, while research has been done on nondisabled librarians and who they are, little research has been undertaken on disabled librarians. This piece is based ...

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  • Moeller, Christine M. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Although the field of disability studies has examined disability across many contexts, the experience of library workers remains largely unexamined. Library literature tends to focus on the experiences of library users, ...

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  • Schlesselman-Tarango, Gina (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    In providing an autoethnography of the author's own reproductive failures while working as a librarian, this paper considers the ways in which neoliberalism maps disability onto non-(re)productive bodies thought to be ...

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  • Pionke, J.J. (Library Trends, 2019)
    As a library employee with a hidden disability (post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD]), just going through the accommodation process is difficult. The process is invasive and includes an in-depth interview with a disability ...

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  • Schomberg, Jessica; Hollich, Shanna (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2019)

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