Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all


Not Just Bad Kids, The Adversity and Disruptive Behavior Link 2022, Pages 569-594

This chapter advances SDGs 3, 4, and 10 by exploring topics with emphasis on the benefits and challenges of talking with youth about race and identity, strategies for coping, and ways that we can help promote racial healing in ourselves and our communities.

Libraries, Digital Information, and COVID Practical Applications and Approaches to Challenge and Change Chandos Digital Information Review 2021, Pages 111-118

This book chapter advances SDG3 Good Health and Wellbeing and SDG10 Reducing Inequalities by focusing on the emerging themes in higher education during the pandemic including disabled student needs.
This book chapter advances SDG4 Quality Education and SDG 10 Reducing Inequalities by examining potential predictors for arithmetic abilities of children with and without AD.

Teenagers, Sexual Health Information and the Digital Age, 2020, Pages 123-133

Teenagers were recruited from five schools in the North East of England; teenagers were approached by their teacher and asked if they would like to take part in the research. Participants were categorized as low SES based on parental educational background and parental income. The goal of SDG Goal 4.6 By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

Assistive Technologies (Fifth Edition): Principles & Practice, 2020, Pages 16-30

This chapter addresses SDGs 4 and 10 by offering a systematic process for ensuring the effective application of assistive technologies with a focus on the relationship between the human user and the assisted activity within specific contexts.

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity (Second Edition), Current Status, Consequences and Prevention, 2019, Pages 105-116

Argues that prevention of obesity in childhood as the most effective way of stemming the “obesity epidemic” over the long term. Supports SDG: 2.2.2 Prevalence of malnutrition (weight for height >+2 or

Social Media: The Academic Library Perspective, Chandos Publishing Social Media Series, 2019, Pages 45-55

This chapter addresses SDGs 4 and 10 through the use of a case study from a very large academic library that collaboratively compiled a set of guidelines specifically addressing copyright and disability issues on social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. It also discusses disseminating these guidelines through a series of workshops targeted at social media managers, and offers an initial assessment of the guidelines impact on social media account owners, managers, and users.

Sustainability in Higher Education, Chapter 2, 2015, Pages 21–49

With the increasing importance of sustainability education, this chapter analyses the competence requirements of sustainability managers and the different learning formats that best support competence development. It aligns to goal 4 (quality education).

Navigating Academia, A Guide for Women and Minority STEM Faculty, 2015, Pages 155-168

This chapter advances SDG 4, 5, and 10 by exploring the known reasons why African-Americans do not pursue or persist in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in general and in computing sciences in particular.
To maximize potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries. Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is being given to promoting library services to people who have disabilities. This content addresses SDGs 4 and 10 by focusing on serving adults with disabilities in an international setting allowing librarians, policy makers and constituents to understand the importance of serving all potential patrons.