Allied Organizations

This document compiles a list of allied accessibility/disability organizations relating to the Archives, Library, Museum, History, and related fields, a directory of disability-focused repositories, and other recommended resources. It is not an endorsement by either the A&D Section or the SAA.


American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Working Group

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Universal Access Interest Group

Association for Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), Accessibility Assembly

Museum Access Consortium

Society of American Archivists Archives Management-Records Management Joint Working Group on Accessibility (2008-2009, no longer active)

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)



Deaf Academics


Equity and Inclusion

American Alliance of Museums (AAM), Diversity Committee (DivCom)

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Design Justice Network

Digital Library Federation, Committee for Equity and Inclusion

National Council on Public History (NCPH), Diversity & Inclusion Task Force