28 Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses Accessibility Specialist (library position) Assistive Technology Coordinator (part of other unit but operates space in library) individual librarians or staff working with patrons with a disability will support and make referrals as necessary. An accessibility specialist in campus IT unit An accessibility steering committee that coordinates the work of a number of campus subcommittees focusing on accessibility in the context of documents, the web, and the library. The campus accessibility officer attends all subcommittee meetings and works with the steering committee to ensure that our campus meets deadlines set by our provincial accessibility legislation. HR Specialist, Associate Dean for Administrative Services In Ontario, Canada, the legislation is known as AODA: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005). Liaison to the Student Disability Service Office Liaisons are generally first point of contact HR director contacted if necessary. Librarian: accessibility and inclusion librarian (not the same as above). ILL/CR accommodations require the individual to be registered. Library administration in collaboration with Public Services Division Library services coordinator and Users Services and Resource Sharing staff work with the ATLab Coordinator to improve services. No formal appointment. Responsibilities are distributed across units (e.g., Employee Resources, Web Public Services, and Subject Liaisons). The Libraries’ Service Design Lab coordinates some efforts. Diversity Committee also initiates activities. Public Services staff who work in the reading room Support is part of existing positions, based on user needs, e.g., Web Usability, User Services, Facilities Manager. The Library Diversity Committee addresses accessibility at times, as needed. There are occasions where a disabled student will have a relationship with a staff member and will look to that individual as a support/coordinator within the library. There is an Accessibility Team in the library with representation across different areas (e.g., front-line service, teaching, facilities, recruitment, communication, etc.) There is no single person tasked with coordinating support. This is likely to change in the near future, but for now this role is shared by about three people. User Experience Librarian We coordinate support through a variety of people in a variety of positions. In the near future, there will be a designated ADA coordinator in the Libraries (part of a current librarian’s position) specifically, as well as a new hire on campus. 16. Does your institution have a cross-department committee or group on accessibility? N=65 Yes 40 62% No 25 38%
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