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Susan deMaine's contribution to the open access textbook, Introduction to Law Librarianship, is chapter 3, "Accessibility."

Abstract: Equitable access, which includes access for people with disabilities, is included in the first principle of the ethical codes of both the American Association of Law Libraries and the American Library Association. Accessibility in law libraries that are open to the public is an especially keen concern because it implicates access to justice and government information, both of which are key to a successful democracy. This chapter will introduce concepts that help us think productively about accessibility and explore accessibility issues in both physical and digital spaces, considering a few issues unique to law libraries.

Publication Date

8-1-2021

Keywords

Law Librarianship, Legal Education

Disciplines

Law | Law Librarianship | Legal Education

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Zanada Joyner and Cas Laskowski (eds.) Introduction to Law Librarianship (Pressbooks.com, 2021).

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