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FREE SJSU iSchool Webinar: “Deaf Community and Culture and Best Practices for Libraries”

The School of Information at San José State University is the founding sponsor of the Library 2.0 conference series, a partnership we have had for 12 years.

The April 21st webcast, “Deaf Community and Culture and Best Practices for Libraries,” from 1:00 – 3:00 pm US-Pacific Time; and

[PLEASE NOTE the correct link for signing up for the “Deaf Community and Culture and Best Practices for Libraries” webcast is]

Deaf Community and Culture and Best Practices for Libraries | Deaf History Month Free Symposium
APRIL 21, 2022 – 1:00PM – 3:00PM
This event features presentations on Deaf history, community, and culture, and a discussion of best practices for services to the Deaf community. Registration is free. Sign up at





Welcome (1 – 1:10 p.m. Pacific Time)

  • Anthony Chow, Mary Bolin

Opening Keynote Address ( 1:10 – 1:40 p.m. Pacific Time)

  • Joan Naturale, NTID Librarian, Rochester Institute of Technology

Presentation on Libraries and the Deaf Community ( 1:40 – 2:10 p.m. Pacific Time)

  • Alice Hagemeyer, Librarian and current leader of Bridging Deaf Cultures, an interest group of the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services.

Library Services to the Deaf Community Panel Discussion (2:10 – 2:40 p.m. Pacific Time)

  • Danica Rice, Head Librarian, Luce J. LeBlanc Memorial Library, Springfield Oregon
  • Rosa Rodriguez, Deaf Literacy Center Manager, Pinellas County Library, Florida
  • Marti Goddard, Access Services Manager, San Francisco Public Library

Concluding Remarks (2:40 – 3 p.m. Pacific Time)

  • Anthony Chow, Director, SJSU School of Information


Deaf History Month EDI Symposium

Posted on: April 19, 2022, 6:09 am Category: Uncategorized

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  1. Darlene Chalker said

    I am wondering if this symposium will be recorded for access by those of us who are unable to attend live?
    Thank you,
    Darlene Chalker
    Pierce County Library System Tacoma, WA

  2. Stephen Abram said

    They usually are but usually when you register you get access to the recordings afterwards.
    I’d ask them rather than here.