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Accessible environments

BELL, Janet A
2004

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This booklet summarises the main architectural aspects that can make museums more accessible. Although it has been produced for the UK, the main principles are relevant to a wider audience. It covers: removing barriers, legislation and guidance; environmental barriers to access; good practice in environmental access; and policy and practice. The Disability Portfolio is a collection of 12 guides on how best to meet the needs of disabled people as users and staff in museums, archives and libraries. It gives advice, information and guidance to help overcome barriers and follow good practice

Outreach and partnerships

SARGENT, Linda
2004

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Accessibility does not lead automatically to an inclusive society. Disabled people must be involved in all activities. This guide gives museums and libraries some ideas on how they can improve their outreach to disabled people. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Consulting disabled people

PLAYFORTH, Sarah
2004

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Disabled people must be consulted and involved in all activities concerning accessibility and inclusion. In this booklet a short definition for key principles prepares the explanation for planning and methodology. Although it has been produced for the UK, the content is relevant to a wider audience

Employment at every level

DELIN, Annie
2004

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Museums and libraries have to be enabled to employ disabled people. This guidebook gives employers some ideas on how to include disabled people in their human resources. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Disability in context

DELIN, Annie
2003

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This leaflet introduces the series Resource Disability Portfolio for libraries, archives and museums. It summarises the major aspects of the series. Although it is produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Training for equality

PLAYFORTH, Sarah
2003

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This brochure explains the major point of equality training for staff who work in museums and libraries. Although this brochure was produced for the UK it would also be very useful for people outside the UK

Audits

DELIN, Annie
2003

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This brochure describes steps to make libraries and museums more accessible for disabled people. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is a good practice example for other countries

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)

WEISEN, Marcus
2003

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This brochure briefly explains the UK DDA. It summarises the major points, how it influences the legislation in the UK and how it contributes to accessibility and inclusion in the UK. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Inclusive information

PLAYFORTH, Sarah
2003

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Accessible information is important for an inclusive society and its organisations. Inclusive Information goes beyond sign language and Braille. It means that texts and publications have to be produced in an easy to understand way. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Using technology

POOLE, Nick
2003

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Disabled people can make use of ICT and other technologies to get access to information. They can get support through simple personal computers or special devices. Although this guide was produced for the UK, it contains some content that is relevant to a wider audience

Access on a shoestring

DELIN, Annie
2003

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This brochure gives a quick overview of how museums can be made more accessible for disabled people. It addresses architecture, attitudes, information and recommendations on how to use the already existing facilities. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Inclusive information [large print version]

PLAYFORTH, Sarah
2003

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Accessible information is important for an inclusive society and its organisations. Inclusive Information goes beyond sign language and Braille. It means that texts and publications have to be produced in an easy to understand way. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

Access on a shoestring [large print version]

DELIN, Annie
2003

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This brochure gives a quick overview of how museums can be made more accessible for disabled people. It addresses architecture, attitudes, information and recommendations on how to use the already existing facilities. Although it has been produced for the UK, it is also relevant for other countries

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