AADL Board of Trustees Meeting - September 18th, 2017

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September 18, 2017 at Downtown Library Multipurpose Room

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Watch the September 2017 Meeting of the AADL Board of Trustees.

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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Library Services to People With Print Disabilities - Today and Tomorrow presented by Karen Keninger, Director, NLSBPH

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Karen Keninger, Director of the NLSBPH, Library of Congress, and Chair of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section on Libraries Serving Persons With Print Disabilities delivers a talk on the future of providing services for those with print disabilities.

Length: 00:57:10
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Karen Keninger Q & A

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Question & answer session with Karen Keninger, Director of the NLSBPH, Library of Congress, and Chair of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section on Libraries Serving Persons With Print Disabilities.

Length: 00:32:58
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Mass Digitization of Books and the Potential for Universal Access presented by Mike Furlough

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Michael Furlough, Executive Director of HathiTrust, delivers a talk on the current state of digitization projects for libraries. Massive-scale digitization of books and ambitious cooperative library projects have begun to transform access for users who are print disabled. Much remains to be done, however. Looking back to the start of mass digitization, Mike Furlough will offer a short history of the HathiTrust digital library, its services for users with print disabilities, its legal battles, and prospects for future services.

Length: 00:45:26
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: NLS Tech Updates and Q & A presented by Neil Bernstein, Research and Development Officer, NLSBPH

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Neil Bernstein, Research and Development Officer for NLSBPH, answers questions about the future of technology as used by LBPHs.

Length: 00:48:09
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: NLS Standards Revisions Presented by Eura Szuwalski, Project Director

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Eura Szuwalski, Project Director on the revision of the 2011 Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped discuses the new standards, which are scheduled for completion in Fall 2017. There have been a number of significant changes in the operation of Network Libraries and in the development and use of new technologies. The revised draft represents a new approach to the Standards and Guidelines for Network Libraries.

Length: 00:27:00
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: NLS & MSC Updates

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June 6, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

NLS and Multi-State Center East Updates and Q & A Presented by Vickie Collins, Head of Network Services Section at NLSBPH; Pamela Davenport, Network Consultant at NLSBPH; and Jackie Conner, Vice President of Multi-State Center East.

Length: 00:47:35
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Braille & Early Learning Panel

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June 7, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Moderated by SUE CHINAULT, Regional Librarian at the Braille & Talking Book Library in Lansing, MI, this panel discusses early braille literacy programs, information resources, awareness kits, strategies, and assistive technology and braille display resources and programs. Panelists include SHELLEY ROOSSIEN, LBPH Librarian; Kent District Library LBPH, Wyoming, MI; BRIANA ALBRIGHT, Readers Advisor, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, LBPH, Pittsburgh, PA; JILL ROTHSTEIN, Chief Librarian, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, New York, NY; and KIM CHARLSON, Director, Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library, Watertown, MA.

Length: 00:44:23
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Every Child Ready to Read Braille and Large Print Edition Presented by Carrie Scott Banks

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June 7, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Carrie Scott Banks, Supervising Librarian of Inclusive Services at the Brooklyn Public Library & ASCLA Board of Directors,presents this talk on help children who are blind and with low vision get ready for school, options for early learners including braille and large print, and providing information to parents.

Length: 00:51:06
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2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Iowa's 5 & Dime Approach: Using an ILS to Tear Down Walls and Build Accessibility presented by Iowa LBPH

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June 7, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.

Presenters Sarah Willeford, Library Director of Iowa LBPH; Tim West, Digital Recording Specialist/Studio Manager at Iowa LBPH; and Leslie Heinszler, Special Services Librarian at Iowa LBPH present this talk on their implementation of an ILS system to provide better services.

Length: 00:50:11
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