American Sign Language for Librarians

Do you live in a community with a sizable Deaf population, or do you simply wish to offer more accessibility to patrons in your library? Developed by librarians and American Sign Language (ASL) experts, American Sign Language for Librarians is an essential tool for reaching out and communicating with your Deaf patrons and developing your library sciences career.

Topics covered in American Sign Language for Librarians include: Welcoming New Patrons, Getting to Know the Library, Accessing Digital Resources, Programs at the Library, and Accessibility at the Library. Each lesson contains video flashcards teaching the most useful library-specific vocabulary related to the lesson topic, cultural notes on Deaf culture to help you communicate appropriately and effectively, simple grammar notes explaining the fundamentals of American Sign Language, and multiple interactive games to help test your knowledge of the American Sign Language you’ve learned.

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