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Library Accessibility Training Portal

Listed are a range of training opportunities and links on different topics related to accessibility.

Welcome UIC Library Employees!

These pages contain multiple educational and training opportunities related to accessibility. Choose the format (online classes, Ted Talks, podcasts, webinars, etc) that best fits your learning style. Content is organized into categories posted in the left-side menu. The length of the events range from 15 minutes to 6 weeks.  A price is listed for all events that are not free. This LibGuide replaces the Library Accessibility Professional Development Webinar List. Upcoming and recorded webinars will continue to be posted on this site. Have a training to recommend? Email Cathy Lantz (clantz@uic.edu).

 

Remember to discuss professional development options with your supervisor before you sign up or participate in these activities.

New & Upcoming Events

Coming Soon:

March 7: 1-2 Webinar from GALE on Collection: Disabilities in Society, Seventeenth to Twentieth Century

April 8-9: Ohio State University presents -  The Journey from Statute to Seamless Access: The Twenty Fourth Annual Multiple Perspective On Access, Inclusion & Disability Conference - Free, online event.

Here is the recording for Margaret Fink's presentation for the library in November: What's in a Word: Ableism in Everyday Language (1 hour). There will be a follow up webinar in spring 2024!

UIC Specific Content

Conferences

Looking to spend a day or two learning more about accessibility? Check out these upcoming national events:

Wait... Where did that webinar list go?

Were you a fan of the 2022-2023 Library Accessibility Professional Development List? You can still view it in this Box file. The list will not be updated as of September 2023. All new content will be posted to this LibGuide. Email Cathy Lantz (clantz@uic.edu) if you have questions.