Welcome to Module 2!
In this module you will learn about disability and intersectionality, their impact on people’s library experiences.
In these sessions you will learn about…
- Using your understanding of intersectionality, identify the risks of creating “universal” programs and services in a library setting.
- Understand the social and physical barriers patrons encounter when trying to access the library
- Identify and strategize how to include voice of disabled community members in the planning of services and programs in your library
Intersectionality: describes how different aspects of identity intersect and can result in multiple forms of inequality or disadvantage compounding.
Information Seeking Behaviors: how people search, find, and apply information to solve everyday problems.