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February 2019

Digital Fluencies Series: What’s Fair (and What’s Not) in Digital Fair Use?—Terry Simpkins & Hannah Ross

Thursday, February 28 , 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
CTLR Lounge, 110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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The "fair use" section of the U.S. Code (17 U.S. Code §107) contains barely 170 words, and yet these few words have enormous consequences for many crucial spheres of activity in our society.  Fair use allows journalists to quote sources in their reporting, reviewers and commenters to reproduce portions of works under discussion, and provides researchers with the freedom to build upon ideas and discoveries that have preceded them.  In other words, it is a key component in the promotion…

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March 2019

Digital Fluencies: Got Access? Integrating Inclusive Design Into Our Digital Practices—Advisory Group on Disability Access and Inclusion (AGDAI)

Thursday, March 14 , 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
CTLR Lounge, 110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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Digital environments can robustly foster access, inclusion, and full participation. They also can disadvantage and exclude. This interactive session spotlights simple ways to reduce barriers using digital tool and spaces, and ways to promote accessibility within digital worlds. No prior experience or preparation required. Curiosity and lived wisdom welcome. Please sign up. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored with DLINQ, Advisory Group on Disability Access and Inclusion, and Middlebury’s Universal Design for Learning Collective.

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May 2019

DLA Spring Conference

Friday, May 17 , 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Davis Family Library, 110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States
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Davis Family Library Lightning Round Presentations—Faculty Project Workshops More information to be announced.

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