Welcome HighEdWeb Alabama attendees! Sources referenced in our session, along with some related resources, are listed here. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s library tagged hewebAL.
Last week, my University Libraries colleague Lindley Shedd and I offered an instruction session for COM 295: Intercultural Communication—Deaf Perspectives. One of the topics the class explores is media and the role it plays in the lives of the deaf. Lindley is Media Services Coordinator at the Sanford Media Center and talked about the Center’s support for Read More…
I’m a big fan of sharing not just what we do but how we get things done. As I hope to do more working out loud in my new position in the Libraries, I thought I’d kick things off by sharing some tips and tools that benefited my work in HR.
While I didn’t make it out to Colorado this year (here’s my write-up of last year’s conference), happily, I was able to attend the Accessing Higher Ground virtual conference in November.
Back in September, I attended Accessibility Summit 2013, a two-day online conference on web accessibility and accessibility training.”
I shared this news with my colleagues in the library and on Facebook a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to share it here: I have accepted a new position in the University’s HR Learning & Development office. My last day at Gorgas will be Friday, May 10, and I’ll begin my work in HR Read More…
Welcome Alabama Library Association Annual Convention attendees! Sources referenced in my Alabama Library Instruction Round Table (ALIRT) Best Practices session, along with some related resources, are listed below. They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s alla13 Bookmarks on Diigo.
I recently presented a brown bag session on accessibility and the digital humanities for the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. The sources referenced in my session, along with some related resources, are listed below (crossposted from the ADHC blog). They are also available via the Diigo collaborative bookmarking site: mbfortson’s adhc_a11y Bookmarks on Diigo.
Last month, I attended the 15th Annual Accessing Higher Ground conference in Westminster, CO.
A couple of weekends ago, I attended THATCamp Accessibility, a one-day unconference exploring digital humanities, technology, and issues of accessibility. The event was held at Carleton University in Ottawa, ON, but I was able to attend virtually through an- accessible!- online conferencing system.