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Do You See What I See? Academic Librarians' Experiences of Racism 

Alabi, Jaena (2013-04-25)
This research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions to investigate academic librarians’ experiences and observations of racism in the profession. The poster presents preliminary findings of a survey of ...

Everyday Inclusion Begins with Me: Diversity and Intergroup Communication in the Workplace 

Iglesias, Aubrey; Whaley, Pambanisha; Alabi, Jaena (2020-06-10)
Join us to explore actions at the individual level that help create an environment where diverse perspectives flourish and a desired long-term outcome is to attract, recruit, and retain a workforce of librarians from diverse ...

From Hostile to Inclusive: Strategies for Improving the Racial Climate of Academic Libraries 

Alabi, Jaena (2018-11-02)
Despite the presence of programs such as the American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce, Library and Information Science ...

The Impact of Open Access on Collection Management 

Grabowsky, Adelia (2017-12-01)
Open access (OA) is a relatively new concept in the long history of published scholarly communication. Although there were already some open access journals in 2002, many point to the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) ...

Is Science Librarianship Right for Me? 

Hartman, Patricia; Bailey, Kimberly; Hansen, Samuel; Torrence, Matt; Warren, Mea; Borda, Kristy; Horton, Jennifer; 0000-0003-2611-106X (2021-01-15)
Are you an MLS student or early career librarian exploring career paths? This panel of experienced science librarians share their stories and insights along the road to science librarianship. This webinar offers the ...

Library Alphabet Soup: Tips and Resources When the Item in Hand is Not Written in the Latin Alphabet 

Shipman, Todd (2017-07-12)
It is not uncommon for both academic and public librarians to have items, especially gift books, that are in another language that they have either to evaluate for addition to the collection or to catalog. Quite often, ...

The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries 

Carter, Toni; Seaman, Priscilla (2014-07-27)
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...

The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries 

Carter, Toni; Seaman, Priscilla (2014-07-14)
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...

"Race is a social construct and does not exist": What Academic Librarians Have to Say about Racism in the Profession 

Alabi, Jaena (2014-06-25)
This poster is a qualitative analysis of comments received on a survey of academic librarians. The survey, which used the construct of racial microaggressions--subtle, denigrating messages delivered to people of color--was ...

Racial Microaggressions and Academic Libraries 

Alabi, Jaena (2013-04-25)
The abundance of articles, books, and conference papers on diversity in librarianship tend to focus on a few recurring themes: depictions of minorities in children’s literature, developing multicultural collections, or ...

Racial Microaggressions in Academic Libraries: Results of a Survey of Minority and Non-Minority Librarians 

Alabi, Jaena (2016-01-04)
There is relatively little literature on racism within the profession of academic librarianship. To investigate academic librarians’ experiences of racism, this research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions, ...

Ramp-Up Your Worksheets 

Carter, Toni (2017-04-24)
Creating worksheets for instruction sessions that require students to think critically can be a challenge, especially when the librarian only has 50-minutes to introduce and discuss a concept. I will share strategies for ...

Reconfiguring Auburn University's Main Library for Engaged Active Student Learning 

Boosinger, Marcia; MacEwan, Bonnie; Baker, Denise; Goerke, Ashley; Grabowsky, Adelia; Latham, Cory; Leousis, Kasia; Mixon, Christopher; Price, Catherine; Rumble, Juliet; Schmidt, Greg; Van Horn, Cayce; Cooper, Danielle; McKean, Lise; Foster, Nancy Fried (2017-12-01)
In the face of changes in teaching and learning, academic libraries are responding with changes of their own. New pedagogies are creating opportunities for libraries to connect directly to the curriculum and support students ...

“This Actually Happened”: An Analysis of Librarians’ Responses to a Survey about Racial Microaggressions 

Alabi, Jaena (2015-05-21)
Racial microaggressions are subtle, derogatory messages conveyed to people of color. While often delivered unconsciously, these persistent and pervasive negative messages can have devastating effects on individuals and ...

To be seen and heard: Realizing the benefits of diversity and responding to the needs of minority academic librarians 

Alabi, Jaena (2015-10-21)
Diversity continues to be an important topic of conversation for librarians--we talk about the importance of representing a variety of viewpoints in our collections, providing diverse programs that meet the needs of a broad ...