Town Hall: Recent Publishing Trends around EDI Issues in Reference and User Services

Join RSS’s Research and Statistics Committee for a discussion of a recently created bibliography of published literature about EDI issues in reference and user services. At this town hall, the committee will discuss trends identified within this larger theme as well as opportunities for future research. The town hall will also provide an opportunity for discussion about trends within the profession that attendees have identified.

Description:

As part of the 2020-21 committee year, RSS’s Research and Statistics Committee conducted a review of the published literature for materials about EDI issues in reference and user services. The committee identified three main themes—collections, service to particular communities, and recruiting and supporting a more diverse workforce. At this town hall, the committee will discuss trends identified within these larger themes as well as opportunities for future research.

Speakers:

Meg Galasso, Information Services Librarian & Archivist, Indiana University Kokomo Library, Qiana Johnson, Interim Associate University Librarian for Collections Strategies, Northwestern Unive

Date/Time:

Aug 18, 2021 12:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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