Enabling Group


Northern Collaboration Enabling Group (NCEG)

The NCEG formed in March 2014 to facilitate a sharing of good practice for library staff who support disabled customers.

Definition of ‘enabling’:

To enable equal access to information & resources for disabled customers.


Staff with responsibilities for/interest in disabled customers of the libraries within the Northern Collaboration.

Terms of reference:

  • To share best practice, knowledge & experience, which will be achieved via
    • The Northern Collaboration Enabling JISCMail group
    • Face to face meetings to be held at least once a year, hosted & chaired by member libraries on rotation
  • To explore new initiatives which would enhance the library experience of disabled customers
  • To act as an advisory group for Northern Collaboration projects on accessibility issues, as required


Chair: Katherine Coussement - k.coussement@hud.ac.uk and Paul Conway - p.w.conway@shu.ac.uk