Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) | Annual Meeting Duluth
May 16, 2024 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM(America/Chicago)
20240516T1215 20240516T1300 America/Chicago Prototyping Accessible Description and Discovery in Alma and Primo: Some Learnings from the CARL-ARL Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Project The University of Florida and the University of Windsor, both members of large consortiums, participated in the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) -Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Project. In the project, we sought to investigate and prototype the possibilities that the Ex Libris library services platform allows to improve access to digital accessible books in EPUB, PDF and DAISY formats. This session will first provide an overview of some of the possibilities. we explored. We did not get to actually put our findings into prototyping due, in some cases, to existing limitations in how consortia were set up. There will be discussion time for participants to share their ideas and individual approaches in making digital accessible materials more available and discoverable in research library contexts. Duluth Ex Libris Knowledge Days and ELUNA Events 2024 eluna-conf-planning@exlibrisusers.org
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The University of Florida and the University of Windsor, both members of large consortiums, participated in the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) -Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Project. In the project, we sought to investigate and prototype the possibilities that the Ex Libris library services platform allows to improve access to digital accessible books in EPUB, PDF and DAISY formats. This session will first provide an overview of some of the possibilities. we explored. We did not get to actually put our findings into prototyping due, in some cases, to existing limitations in how consortia were set up. There will be discussion time for participants to share their ideas and individual approaches in making digital accessible materials more available and discoverable in research library contexts.
Primo
Learn about the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled.
Learn about creating a separate collection for accessible materials in Alma, and then defining a search scope and facet in Primo VE
Learn about the possibilities of using Alma Digital for local storage of restricted accessible digital texts for the print disabled
Systems Specialist Technical Services
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Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)
Systems and Scholarly Communications Librarian
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University Of Windsor
Executive Director of PALS
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PALS: A Program Of Minnesota State
 Joy Urbina
Head of Discovery Services
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University Of Texas At El Paso
Prototyping Accessible Description and Discover...
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