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Library Accessibility Guide: Individuals with Disabilities

CSI Resources

  • Office of the President: College statement on accessibility resources.
  • CSI's Center for Student Accessibility: Main website with forms and resources.
  • Office of Information Technology: Accessible technology resources guide.
  • College of Staten Island Library: Library resources and services FAQ.

CUNY Resources

  • The Council on Student Disability Issues (COSDI) is comprised of twenty-two directors from the various Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) offices. 
  • The CUNY Assistive Technology (CATS) has been an ongoing project that has lead to the testing and support of assistive technology equipment as a resource for CUNY professionals.
  • Baruch Computer Center for the Visually Impaired People (CCVIP). The CCVIP also provides individualized training, courses, and job placement services to eligible students.
  • CUNY's Office of Computer and Information Services has issued an accessibility statement. In January 2015, CUNY's IT Accessibility Task Force, formed by chancellor's office, surveyed the accessibility of library services and materials offered by CUNY libraries.
  • CUNY's Procedures for Implementing Reasonable Accommodation: There is also a faculty guide for reasonable accommodations in the classroom. Faculty members should also visit CUNY's IT page dedicated to faculty with disabilities, how to make CUNY applications accessible, and how faculty can apply accessibility to teaching activities.