Category Archive: Open Access

Oct 14

Digital Archives: Implications for Accessibility and Methodology

Hi everyone, I would be interested in exploring how the recent digitization of traditional archival sources can be used to help expand methodologies in multiple fields.  Increasingly, organizations including national archives, the Internet Archive, Google, and more local groups, such as the Niagara Historical Society, are involved in this digitization process.  Many documents previously confined …

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Oct 04

Session Proposal: Accessibility & unintended consequences of IP law

Hi everyone, I wonder if there is a discussion to be had concerning intellectual property law and accessibility. The thought is prompted by a tweet I saw last night, concerning this article: “Guy Creates Open Source Free Font for Dyslexic Readers; Gets Copyright Cease and Desist Threat”. (More information about the font may be obtained …

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