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New Designated collections

Collections, library and archive of the Royal Academy of Arts; the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library at the English Folk Dance and Song Society; and the entire holdings of Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service are the latest collections to join the Scheme.  Continue reading

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  • case studies

    The case stories introduce you to some interesting people with or working with people who have a range of disabilities, and are a good starting point in using the website

  • choose a module

    The learning modules are intended to help develop your knowledge and skills through work-based modules supported by some existing key web-based resources

  • faq

    The frequently asked questions are intended to guide you to starting points within this resource which will help you find solutions

  • further sources and support

    Some guidance notes and a broad collection of websites that provide a background to a rnage of disability issues

  • some tips on using this resource

    The overall aim of the website is to provide a one-stop information and learning resource for library staff relating to access and equal opportunities for disabled people: a web-based resource for public library staff


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