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Mélissa Castilloux

National Network for Equitable Library Service
Accessibility Tester
Montréal
Melissa Castilloux is a master's candidate in political science with the specialization in gender studies at l'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). She is a member of the Regroupement Stratégique des Chercheur-es en Études Féministes (RéQEF), the Collectif de Recherche Action Politique et Démocratie (CAPED) and the Groupe de recherche en études féministes en science politique (GREF). She is currently working with NNELS as an accessibility tester for electronic publications (EPUB) and electronic readers.
As an academic with dyslexia and dysorthographia, she is well aware of the importance of accessible publications and e-reader technologies towards a more inclusive way to share stories and knowledge.