Author: Melissa

Melissa Green is an experienced teacher, librarian, and technology enthusiast specializing in instructional, accessible, and assistive technology and helping diverse learners and teachers meet their goals. A highly skilled IAAP certified accessibility professional, Melissa embraces technology’s potential to foster access and inclusion for all.

Web: www.melissafortson.com

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.

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Franky Abbott and I recently presented a Creating and Managing Your Online Presence workshop in the Alabama Digital Humanities Center. The sources referenced in our session, along with some related resources, are listed below (crossposted from the ADHC blog). A Tegrity recording of the workshop and a handout (PDF) are also available.

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Along with some related resources, these are the sources I referenced while sharing my “experiences and advice” re: designing web-based support materials (tutorials, LibGuides & LibAnswers entries) with MLIS students in the LS 527: User Instruction class at SLIS. They are also bookmarked at mbfortson’s ls527 Bookmarks on Diigo.

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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.

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