June's monthly informative email from the APLA Continuing Education Interest Group is courtesy of group member Lindsey MacCallum (NS). Focusing on the topic of anti-racism work in libraries, archives, and information science, she recommends the following short reading list:
- Espinal, I., Sutherland, T., & Roh, C. (2018). A holistic approach for inclusive librarianship: Decentering whiteness in our profession. Library Trends 67(1), 147-162. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/706993/pdf
- Noble, S. (2018). Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism. New York: New York University Press.
- Schlesselman-Tarango, G. (2017). Topographies of whiteness : Mapping whiteness in Library and Information Science. (Series on Critical Race Studies and Multiculturalism in LIS Ser). Sacramento, CA: Litwin Books, LLC.
Lindsey MacCallum (she/her)
Archives and Scholarly Communications Librarian
Liaison Librarian to the Humanities
Mount Saint Vincent University Library
166 Bedford Highway, Halifax NS B3M 2J6
Phone: (902) 457-6402
Note that I generally observe email-free evenings and weekends.
The Mount Library & Archives are situated in K'jipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral, unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq.
VP Nova Scotia, Continuing Education IG Convenor
Atlantic Provinces Library Association
CRC Coordinator, Mount Saint Vincent University
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