Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries (Medical Library Association Books Series) (9781538114391): Jones, Shannon, Murphy, Beverly: Books Inclusion and accessibility are at the very heart of libraries' mission, and librarians are playing an essential role in facilitating the full participation of people with disabilities in society.No one exemplifies this mission more than JJ Pionke, Applied Health Sciences Librarian at the University Library of the University of Illinois. Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success is arranged in three parts: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter, Equipping the Library Staff, and Voices from the Field. Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries: Programs and Methodologies to Consider Kiyomi Deards and Mark A. Puente; Research Library Issues no. Libraries are local, safe spaces which support individuals as well as groups. The University and the Library value the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). CARL is a not-for-profit leadership organization for the Canadian research library community. Since I was 19, I’ve often thought about a student who I’ve never met and whose name I don’t even know. 2,967 views. Diversity, equity, & inclusion in the library’s online catalog. Not to have books, The two have teamed up to serve as editors of Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success, a timely, much needed book with chapters written by thirty different contributors. 1:30 - 1:35 Break. Social inclusion should be mainstreamed as a policy priority for library and information services. We are in a unique and special position to promote these values and take a strong stand against hate and intolerance. Many employers use it as a time to get connected and engage with their colleagues and talk more about inclusion. Libraries and social inclusion. November 5, 2020 – The Canadian Association of Research Libraries / Association des bibliothèques de recherche du Canada (CARL) wishes to conduct a diversity and inclusion study of, and for, its members. At the national level, the Public Library Association (PLA) has affirmed the importance of EDI by including it as a core value and a … Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success is arranged in three parts: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter, Equipping the Library Staff, and Voices from the Field. Libraries have begun to prioritize equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in their organizational values, strategic planning, and key initiative areas. 2. Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) initiatives and practices have been at the forefront of library services for several years. 1. We are now accepting presentation proposals for this online conference. National Inclusion Week highlights the huge importance of inclusion in not only the workplace, but in society as well. 1:35 - 1:50 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Accessibility Programming Thomas Dickens (University of Michigan) 1:50 - 2:00 Break . CENL Webinar: Diversity & Inclusion in National Libraries CENL is proud to announce the first of its webinar series, which will take place every 3 months exclusively for the CENL members. Some libraries are able to offer a varied programme of activities and learning to help people make the most of the internet. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are fundamental values of the association and its members, and diversity is listed as one of ALA's Key Action Areas. Libraries may be “predominantly female” but they are not “female dominated”—namely, women (and nonbinary or genderqueer people) may be the majority in terms of who staffs libraries, but power and leadership at the highest levels tends to be male, particularly in academic libraries. Join Amigos Library Services on December 2, 2020 for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Libraries: Progress and Promise? Slide 2 CREI COORDINATING TEAM ... Torrance Public Library Tulare County Library Yolo County Library. By Elizabeth Cox, head of cataloging-metadata at the UI Libraries. The Ohio State University Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries welcome you to: IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & ArchivesAugust 6 -7, 2019 How a Global Pandemic and … 301 (2020) is freely available from ARL Digital Publications. Wednesday’s Libraries Delivering Digital Inclusion event followed the launch of our recently released Library Digital Inclusion Action Research Report, which looked in-depth at how library services can utilise their local position and connections and galvanise basic digital skills within communities. Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success (Medical Library Association Books Series) (9781538114384): Jones, Shannon D., Murphy, Beverly: Books We asked library directors a number of questions on the topic of inclusion, diversity, and equity in order to learn more about how these issues were perceived among the leadership of the library community. Economic inclusion. No one person or single committee can be responsible for creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive workplace environment where all … Systemic changes: Look at policies, procedures, and practices that affect the public and library staff. However, now we need to ask ourselves, are we not only talking the talk, but walking the walk when it comes to EDI. A new issue of Research Library Issues, no. Slide 7 CREI Year 1 Lessons Learned and Observations California Libraries Cultivating Racial Equity and Inclusion . University Library Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries champions marginalized individuals by shining a great big light on what they are experiencing and what is being done within the profession. Doing digital inclusion in libraries: a handbook p2 Introduction The level of digital inclusion activity taking place in UK libraries varies widely. Libraries can be places of comfort and support during sad and challenging times, and serve as powerful forces for change by promoting equity, diversity and inclusion. It’s a critical moment for those of us working in libraries to talk about issues of diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice, and for us to make it the center of our work. Hamburg Central Library welcomes patrons in many languages and offers free wifi. Teaching to Individual Differences in Science and Engineering Librarianship. By Ingrid Piller August 4, 2019 Literacies. Library authorities should consider what specific services need to be tailored to meet the needs of minority groups. Library Director Perspectives: Inclusion, Diversity and Equity. Notably, in 2018 Murphy became the Medical Library Association's first African American president. ‘Inclusion’ in Libraries WLA Conference, November 2017 Sunny Kim Seattle Public Library Teen Services Librarian Pronouns: they/them/their Micah Kehrein Seattle Public Library Library Associate II Pronouns: they/them/their Reed Garber-Pearson University of Washington Integrated Social Sciences Librarian 301 (2020): Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)Improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries: Programs and Methodologies to Consider 43; Lack of Demographic Change in Spite of Efforts to Diversify 45 301 (2020): Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Complete Table of Contents Direct to Full Issue DOI: 10.29242/rli.301 Articles Introductionby Mark Puente Redefining Student Success in the Academic Library: Building a Critically Engaged Undergraduate Engagement Programby Teresa Helena Moreno and Jennifer M. Jackson.