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Library Marketing and Communications Conference 2019 has ended
Thursday, November 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Making the Message Accessible: Basic Website, Social Media, and Print Tips to Ensure your Message is Accessible to the Visually Impaired Community

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Typically, when we think of "accessible," we think in terms of "is the information easily accessed." Libraries, who champion free and equal access to information, often miss a key group of individuals because much of we do isn't accessible to those with visual impairments. This course will go over how to ensure your website, social media posts, and print documents are accessible to those with a wide range of visual impairments. Through small changes and long term planning, we can reach out to this under-served community.

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Ashley M Biggs

Outreach Librarian, Maryland State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
Ashley has had a wide and varied history as a librarian. She started her career in 2009 with the St. Tammany Parish Library System in Covington, Louisiana. As the Head of Genealogy, she began creating outreach, education, and marketing opportunities for the genealogy and local history... Read More →


Thursday November 14, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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