Category: Equitable Access

Making Good on the Promise: A Public Library Led National Solution for Accessible Format Materials

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council has been working since Spring 2012 on the creation of a new national public library organization – focused solely on the creation, collection, delivery and preservation of both digital and physical alternate format accessible materials. New Organization Formed On September 1, 2013 Industry Canada issued a Certificate and approved Articles […]

Communique on Alternative Format Delivery Project

A Communique from the CULC/CBUC Working Group on Alternative Formats. It is titled Canadian Public Library Accessible Formats Initiative, but this is not a presumed title for the project. We are hoping to name the new service when it is closer to the final iteration. There seems to be considerable misunderstanding within the broader library and […]

SIA Audit Tool and Toolkit Published


le français suit The Canadian Urban Libraries Council is pleased to announce the completion of the Social Inclusion Audit project. CULC/CBUC has worked on this for a number of years. It is comprehensive and a first of its kind for libraries anywhere in the world. There is a companion website www.siatoolkit.com. Support for the project […]