SLA@ UBC: Tour of BC Cancer Library reveals critical services for both patients and staff

BC Cancer library books

From the Special Libraries Association Club at UBC, which I’m involved in as Tour Co-ordinator. – written by Hans Ongsansoy The library at BC Cancer “delivers timely service and evidence-informed resources to people facing cancer and those involved in oncology care or research.” That the librarians at BC Cancer serve two such distinct client bases …

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Software can help the blind access the internet, but not every website supports it. | Chicago Tribune

Software for blind: A pad lock locking a fence representing website inaccessibility

A wave of lawsuits is pushing to change that “Jose Martinez has been thwarted when buying concert tickets online. He changed banks after finding his financial institution’s mobile app wouldn’t work for him. Sometimes, when he can’t finalize a purchase on an e-commerce site, he simply takes his business elsewhere. Martinez, 37, is legally blind. …

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Cumberland Museum and Archives – Hayashi Studio

A photo of the forest floor with ferns and fallen small trees

Last winter through June, I helped at the Cumberland Museum and Archives on a database migration project. Each time I would go in for my volunteer shift, I looked forward to taking breaks and examining the black and white portraits on display. Their composition and lighting were perfect. Their subjects, distinctly diverse, were focused yet …

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