Janna Avon smiles at her deskJanna Avon, digital initiatives librarian, is a strong voice on campus advocating for accessibility of digital assets for users of all abilities. With her technical expertise and extensive background in best practices, she has led collaborations with campus units like the Academic Resource Hub and CITLS to create accessible digital course materials for learners with visual impairments. She leads an initiative in Digital Scholarship Services to render accessible image collections supported by the department, supervising a team of DSS student workers creating alt-text for images. Janna is also a leader on campus ensuring that accessibility is central to conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion. —Charlotte Nunes, director, Digital Scholarship Services.

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