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  • A space to highlight professional titles, qualification depending on type of institution in this industry. Text image of most popular terms found in Information Professional titles. IFLA Global Vision : “IFLA’s Global Vision Report Summary reveals insights into the views of over ...

  • Please consider Dis/ability //accessibility  from a patron as well as staff perspective. Areas of discussion: Accessibility from the POV of Patrons/Clients; Accessibility from the POV of LIS staff; Accessibility at Professional conferences or Association “Communities” events. Accessibility ...

  • This Topic Box includes information on bias and (mis-)representation in online information tools. What books or articles should be added to this list? Reading list :   Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism , by Safiya Umoja Noble, NYU Press, 2018. Automating Inequality: ...

  • This Topic box is meant to highlight the concept of Privilege and the advantages it gives to some, at the expense of others. As suggested in a blog post by librarian Cecily Walker , this topic box is meant to "discuss these concepts inside (and outside) of professional contexts with an eye toward dismantling ...

  • Intersectional Theory was introduced by Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and the University of California, Los Angeles, in " Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory and Antiracist Politics ...

  • Here are some readings on this topic. Members, please let us know via SLA Connect DICE if you know of additional resources we should add here.  Reflections on Gender Oppression and Libraries , by Sarah Lawton; Public Libraries Online, January/February 2018. Salary Negotiation Patterns between ...

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