Publications

Articles and Book Chapters

Green, Melissa Fortson. “LibGuides: Creating Accessible User Experiences.” Integrating LibGuides into Library Websites. Eds. Aaron Dobbs and Ryan Sittler. Forthcoming.

Fortson, Melissa, Josh Sahib, and Brett Spencer. “Step Right Up to the Library!: The Week of Welcome Carnival at the University of Alabama Libraries.” College and Research Libraries News 72.6 (2011): 350-352.

Fortson, Melissa. “I’m No Expert: A New Librarian Becomes a Subject Specialist.” NMRT Footnotes 40.3 (2011).

Fortson, Melissa. “SLIS Faculty, Students, and Alumni ‘Invite, Involve, Inform, Inspire’ at ALLA Convention.” ALA Student Voice 5:2 (2009): 2. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “SLIS 2.0: UA SLIS-ers’ Presence on the Collaborative Web.” ALA Student Voice 5:1 (2008): 2. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “People with Disabilities and Real Estate Professionals.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 41 (2008): 10-11. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “Summer Camps and Programs for People with Disabilities.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 36 (2007): 16-17. PDF

Fortson, Melissa and Jennifer Legg. “Braille Transcription Services: Breaking the Code.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 35 (2007): 6-7. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “Making the Connection: Pathfinder and the Information and Referral Community.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 33 (2006): 19. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “The Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities 24th Annual Recognition Reception.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 29 (2006): 4-5. PDF

Fortson, Melissa. “News from Pathfinder.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 27 (2005); 29-31, 33 (2006); 34-35, 37 (2007); 39-43 (2008).

Fortson, Melissa. “A Storm Of Caring: Tennessee’s Disability Community Responds to Hurricane Katrina.” Breaking Ground: The Newsletter of the Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities 28 (2006): 13, 15. PDF

Reviews

Green, Melissa Fortson. “DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center.” Public Services Quarterly 12.1 (2016).

Green, Melissa Fortson. “Three Website Accessibility Evaluation Tools: WAVE, Functional Accessibility Evaluator 2.0, and Web Developer.” Public Services Quarterly 11.1 (2015).

Green, Melissa Fortson. “ScreenChomp.” Public Services Quarterly 8.3 (2012).

Green, Melissa Fortson. “Book Review: Mates, Barbara T, and William R. Reed. Assistive Technologies in the Library. Chicago: American Library Association, 2011. Print.NMRT Footnotes 41.2 (2012).

Green, Melissa Fortson. “Web Review: Library Services to People of All Abilities.” NMRT Footnotes 41.2 (2012).

Other

Green, Melissa Fortson. MelissaFortson.com. Web.

Fortson, Melissa. “Dream Job.” The Young Librarian Series. The Young Librarian Series, 13 Sept. 2009. Web.