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Library Accessibility Alliance Standing Committee (LAASC)

This guide is designed for and to provide information on the Library Accessibility Alliance Standing Committee, a part of FLVC's Members Council for Library Services..



This site is a resource for the Library Accessibility Alliance Standing Committee of the FLVC Members Council on Library Services. Through FLVC’s participation in the Library Accessibility Alliance, will help us to improve the accessibility of library resources for students across all of Florida and across the entire country.

Committee Charge

This committee will represent FLVC and all FCS and SUS libraries on the Library Accessibility Alliance ( to advocate for improving library e-resources accessibility. The work of the LAA includes supporting independent accessibility evaluations of e-resources; creating toolkits with resources for library accessibility; and crafting model language for contracts and licensing to support accessibility objectives.

  • To serve on the Library Accessibility Alliance (LAA), in elected roles, to support the FLVC MCLS membership in the LAA.
  • To assist and advise the FLVC MCLS regarding Library Accessibility in Florida’s public colleges and universities.
  • To identify and share current trends and best practices in Library Accessibility with an emphasis on the role of the academic library.
  • To provide recommendations to the MCLS for resources and activities to support Library Accessibility initiatives in all FLVC libraries.
  • To provide regular reports to the MCLS.

Current Leadership for 2023-2024

  • Chair, Lee Dotson
  • Secretary, Susan Bernier
  • MCLS Liaison, Christina Will
  • FLVC Liaison, Rebel Cummings-Sauls

Available Training


We recommend signing up for the free BTAA training:

The self-paced course enables participants to move through the content at their own pace, but they can expect to take up to five hours to complete it. Create an account and enroll in the self-paced course today!


The facilitated course runs from May 6 through June 21, 2024. Create an account and enroll in the facilitated course today! (Seats are limited; enroll by May 1; includes 3 Zoom sessions with facilitators on Tuesdays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT May 21, June 4, and Jun 18) If you have any questions, feel free to contact the course team. We hope for broad participation, so feel free to share this information with your colleagues