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College of Information and Communications

College of Information and Communications

Laboratory for Leadership in Equity And Diversity

The School of Information Science at the University of South Carolina has established a laboratory to conduct research, provide resources, and plan programming related to protecting access to information people need.  Areas and issues of interest include:

  • Universal Access and Universal Design
  • Access for people with different abilities
  • Digital Divide
  • Freedom to Read
  • Information Access Policies
  • Electronic, web, and mobile accessibility
  • Inclusion and Diversity Policies
  • Preservice and Continuing Education
  • Skills development and job training

Information about the LLEAD is available by contacting Dr. Clayton Copeland at

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.