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How Libraries Can Prepare for Natural Disasters and Preserve Community History


Natural disasters threaten historic items housed in libraries and cultural centers. Planning and preparation can help institutions preserve community history.

Accessible Design for Classrooms

With 48 percent of students across the world using computers in the classroom, it’s imperative that school work is accessible to students with learning and physical disabilities.

Getting Familiar with Accessibility Tools

There’s almost no limit to what the average user can accomplish online, except for when the limit is being able to access the contents of the webpage in the first place, which is often the case for users with disabilities.

Designing a More Accessible Mobile Web

In an environment that emphasizes mobile-first design, it’s critical developers think about accessibility first so users with disabilities aren’t left behind as the web continues to evolve toward mobile use.

Public Libraries are Key Players Fighting the Opioid Crisis. Here’s What Other Organizations Can Learn From Them.

Libraries have long served as hubs for community services. While libraries are far from the only spaces that have been entrenched in the opioid crisis, they are among the few that have publicly assumed responsibility to attempt to stem the swell of overdose deaths.

Working With GIS data? Librarians Can Help With That

Geographic information systems, or GIS, are used for a variety of spatial, data-focused projects. Librarians can assist with GIS training and data curation.