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Canadian Association of Educational Resource Centres (CAER)

Mary Ann Epp, Langara College, B.C., on behalf of the Canadian Association of Educational Resource Centres

"Access means that students have the right material at the right time in the right format. The materials must meet the following criteria: ease of use, timeliness, appropriateness of formats, effective teaching and learning methods, and promotion of independence in accessing the learning resources… However, there are major impediments that should be addressed at both the provincial and the national level. These issues relate to developing awareness of the issues, designing policy, improving communication, changing production methods, expanding funding opportunities, enhancing access and promoting collaboration."

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