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Disability Studies

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Use this guide to learn more about resources and search tools available to students interested in disability studies. This guide is organized by resource type and is a starting place for your research. To learn more about our services and find additional resources, check out the Library's website. If you would like further assistance, check out our collection of research tutorials or get in touch. For a one-on-one research appointment, contact Prof. Cailean Cooney, the library's subject liaison for Disability Studies. 

WHAT IS DISABILITY STUDIES?

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Disability studies is a transdisciplinary field dealing with the many definitions and constructs of disability. 

Disability is something that spans time and space.

Students may be interested in disability studies for personal, community, social, legal, political, academic, and professional reasons.