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Friday, August 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
SESSION 310 - Disability: Uncovering Our Hidden History

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Disability challenges the archival profession's current perspective on diversity, which under-represents people with disabilities. This session centers on strategies to incorporate disability more overtly into diversity considerations. Floyd provides an understanding of how to document disability history based on her experience developing a regional disability archives. White shares the results of a survey of reading room accessibility.

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Barbara Floyd

Director for Special Collections & University Archivist, University of Toledo
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Sara White

Co-Chair, SAA Task Force to Revise Best Practices on Accessibility
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Lora J. Woodford

Junior Developer, ArchivesSpace
As DevOps Specialist, Lora is based in LYRASIS' Digital Technology Services department and participates in a range of technical support and development activities for ArchivesSpace, including responding to support tickets and writing code to fix bugs in the application. In addition... Read More →


Friday August 16, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Grand Salon 3/6

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