Community Informatics

Understanding how local communities and people in their everyday lives use and might use information technology, in libraries and elsewhere

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Federated Repositories of Accessible Learning Materials for Higher Education II

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J. Stephen Downie
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University of Virginia

By law, any material required for the education of a disabled student must be made accessible for them in a timely manner. In the United States, the legal obligation to provide accessible learning materials falls on individual educational institutions, and universities and colleges across the country are scrambling to meet their responsibilities to students with special information-access…

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