Universal design creates equity and inclusion: Moving from theory to practice

Clayton A. Copeland, Brady Cross, Kim Thompson

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Abstract

Universal design focuses on small changes that can be made to benefit everyone. Universal design principles can be applied to both physical and virtual environments and help provide universal access to technology and information. This paper provides a case study of the design of a library computer kiosk in an academic library, using principles of universal design to create a universally accessible workstation. The paper provides an overview of features included in the workstation, images of the workstation, and includes discussion of additional considerations and lessons learned from the design experience.
Original languageEnglish
Article number18
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalSouth Carolina Library Association
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

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