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Mon 18 May 2020
14:00 - 17:00

Venue: CCTL - Venue to be confirmed

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

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DRC: Libraries: Making them Accessible to Disabled People

Mon 18 May 2020


This course is run and the trainers provided by the Disability Resource Centre

Disabled people face a range of barriers to their effective use of libraries, yet they are an important resource in enabling students to participate in study. This course will explore ways of accommodating disabled library users and help you to develop a plan for enhancing the service you offer. Libraries too have responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010 and this course will help you to achieve this.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • Non-University Teaching Institutions staff
  • Postdocs and Research Staff
  • PhD Students
  • Affiliated lecturers
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here

***Please note this workshop is not open to Undergraduates***


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Mon 18 May   14:00 - 17:00 14:00 - 17:00 CCTL - Venue to be confirmed Kirsty Wayland,  Aless McCann
  • to be aware of the barriers that disabled library users encounter
  • to understand best practice when communicating with disabled people
  • to have a plan for enhancing the service you offer disabled people

One half day session

Supporting Disabled Students

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