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Panel Discussion on Disabilities and Librarianship

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  • JJ Pionke

    JJ Pionke is the Applied Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research is on libraries, disability, and accessibility for both patrons and library employees. He lives with two super fluffy Maine Coon cats.

  • Joanne Oud

    Joanne Oud (she, her) is Instructional Technology Librarian and Instruction Coordinator at Wilfrid Laurier University Library in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She has an invisible physical disability, has advocated for accessibility for many years, and has researched, presented and published on accessibility in libraries and disability in librarianship.

  • Linda Yau

    Linda Yau is an Adult and Teen Public Librarian at the Free Library of Philadelphia. She graduated from the City of University of New York School of Professional Studies in 2018 with the distinction of being the first librarian with additional graduate degrees in Disability Services of Higher Education and Disability Studies. She worked at academic colleges for several years in New York City, before moving to Philadelphia. She has a continued interest in seeing seeked information and knowledge made accessible to library users. Research interests for her include the subjects of diversity equity inclusion, disability rights and universal design. She was also featured as an interviewee in a library professional development book engaging diverse learners.

July 26, 2021
Mon 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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