Collection Development, E-Resources, and Barrier-Free Access

  title={Collection Development, E-Resources, and Barrier-Free Access},
  author={Axel Schmetzke},
Abstract Purpose The author takes a comprehensive look at the accessibility of e-resources for all people, including those with disabilities, in the context of collection development (CD). Methodology/approach Employing a combination of research methodologies — policy analysis, content analysis, and phone survey—the author explores the extent to which the needs of people with disabilities are considered. Findings Several professional library organizations recommend accessibility… CONTINUE READING