Monday, June 10, 2019

Recent articles: community of practice; people of colour

Recent articles from the open access journal College & Research Libraries News include: from Vol 80, No 5, 2019
- Information Literacy Faculty Fellows program: Building a faculty-librarian framework community of practice by Stephanie Crowe, Anne Pemberton, Vonzell Yeager "The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (Framework) calls upon librarians to think of information literacy as a concept to be applied beyond the one-shot session, suggesting that the “Framework…is intended to be developmentally and systematically integrated into the student’s academic program at a variety of levels."
- Empowering collaborations and creating brave spaces: People of Color in Library and Information Science Summit by Nataly Blas, Aisha Conner-Gaten, Rachel Deras, Jessea Young "The William H. Hannon Library at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles, California, held the first People of Color in Library and Information Science (POC in LIS) Summit on July 13, 2018. The summit was a collaborative planning effort by LMU librarians to create a productive and brave space for POC, especially women and marginalized identities, working in the information sector. The POC in LIS Summit invited participants to challenge their roles as information workers and acknowledge that dominant narratives may be disrupted."
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Photo by Sheila Webber: foxgloves, June 2019

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