One Librarian's Experience with Disability, Mental Illness, and Accommodations

May 02, 2023 11:00am -
May 02, 2023 12:00pm

Event Description

One Librarian's Experience with Disability, Mental Illness, and Accommodations

May 2, 2023

11:00 am - 12:00 pm


About this Webinar 

Library workers that live with a mental illness disability sometimes need formal accommodations, but there is little guidance on how to go about the accommodations process. In this webinar Megan Toups, a Research and Instruction Librarian from Saint Louis University, will share her experiences having a mental illness disability and how she advocated for herself and successfully got through the accommodations process at her university.


There will also be time for people to share their own experiences and ask questions. 


Presented by: Megan Toups

Megan Toups is currently the STEM Librarian in the Research and Instruction Department at Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri. She has spoken and published about her experiences working in the library profession while living with a mental illness. She has worked in a variety of positions and roles in the library profession including as staff, tenure-track faculty, and non-tenure track faculty. 


Registration closes April 30, 2023

Please note: The presenter is not a legal or medical professional and this webinar is not intended to give legal or medical advice.

This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. For FY2022-23, 74% of the total costs for the SEFLIN Continuing Education Program 2022-23 ($218,625) is supported by federal money. The total budget of the project is $296,692.

Event Type:Training
Early registration ends on Mar 13, 2023.
Regular registration starts on Mar 14, 2023 and ends on Apr 30, 2023.
Late registration starts on May 01, 2023.
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