Project ENABLE provides free, foundational training, designed specifically for public, academic or school librarians worldwide, to help them gain the knowledge and skills needed to create inclusive and accessible libraries that meet the needs of all students. Teachers, administrators, and parents are also welcome to use the site to learn, review or update their learning in this area.

 

This unique training site allows librarians to designate their library type and location (state) on their registration form and receive content that is tailored just for them. In addition, training can be customized for individual or group use. The site is free and open to all who can benefit from this training.

 

Project ENABLE is a partnership of the Center for Digital Literacy (CDL), the School of Information Studies (iSchool@Syracuse) and the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University. Funding support for Project ENABLE was provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 

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For an overview of the Project ENABLE training website, please watch this introductory video.

 

 

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REGISTER NOW!

 

 

 

Creating an account is simple, easy, and FREE and only takes a few minutes.  The information in your registration will automatically customize your training to meet your specific learning needs and then you are ready to begin the training!

 

Once registered, you'll be able to log in at any time to complete the modules or to review your progress. You'll also find some useful site features that help you keep track of what you've done and what you might want to revist.

 

To create an account, click "Create Training Account" in the upper right-hand corner.

 

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ABOUT TRAINING

 

 

 

Learn more about how you can freely access this self-paced training, what the training includes, and how you can customize it to meet your needs. 

 

There is also a special feature for university faculty, library directors, and library system administrators that allows them to enroll a group or class of participants and monitor progress.

 

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CURRENT NEWS

 

 

 

January 2015

 

PE Site Launched.  The new and expanded Project ENABLE website was launched in early January.

 

December 2014

 

PE Webinar Series. William Myhill, co-Director of Project ENABLE, led two free webinars as part of the 2014-2015 Project ENABLE (PE) webinar series:

 

"Project ENABLE School Librarians Present Their Experiences Serving Children with Disabilities," moderated by William Myhill and presented by Kendra Allen, School Library Media Coordinator, Holly Grove Middle School, Holly Springs, NC; Linda Houck, teacher-librarian, Wilson School District, West Lawn, PA, and Sean Fallon, teacher-librarian, Upper Deerfield School District, Cumberland County, NJ.

 

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"Central Issues and Strategies for Public and Academic Librarians to Provide Inclusive Services," moderated by William Myhill and presented by Adina Mulliken, Assistant Professor and Social Work librarian, CUNY Hunter College, Mark Allnatt, Onondaga Public Library STAR Program, Dan Weiss, Director, Fanwood (NJ) Memorial Library, and Meg Kolaya, Director, Scotch Plains (NJ) Public Library.

 

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November 2014

 

PE at the Arizona Library Association Conference.  Ruth Small, PE Director; William Myhill, PE co-Director; Katie Justus, PE project assistant and PE 2013 summer workshop participants from Arizona Demetria Graham, Librarian, Thunderbird High School, Phoenix; Joan Abraham, Librarian; Deborah Talk, General Educator; Cheryl Massey, Special Educator, Lee Williams High School, Kingman, and Amy Rusk, Librarian, Tucson High Magnet School, Tucson presented "The Inclusive Library: Serving the Library and Information Needs of Students with Disabilities" at the Arizona Library Association Conference" in Scottsdale.

 

October 2014

 

PE Article Published.  The article "Stepping up: Providing Effective Library & Information Services to Students with Disabilities," written by Ruth Small, PE Director, Katie Justus, Project Assistant and Jessica Regitano, Faculty Assistant, was published in the fall 2014 issue of Teacher-Librarian.

 

 

Note: If you are in the process of completing the training modules from the former version

of this site and wish to finish them,   Click here for 2014_Site.