Works in Progress Webinar: Ngangaanha (to care for)--Improving cultural safety at the University of Sydney Library
The Library has recently published Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Protocols, which demonstrate its commitment to embedding culturally competent practice in all it does across services, spaces, and resources.
Topics: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Works in Progress
Works in Progress Webinar: Slavery, abolition, emancipation, and freedom—Primary sources from Houghton Library
Berry talks about lessons learned from the planning and remote management of a project to create digital access to hidden African American special collections
Topics: Works in Progress, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
Wikipedia Shaming: Authority dilemmas across educational stages
As Wikipedia reaches maturity, celebrating its 21st birthday this coming year, isn't it time to consider its adulthood? Results from our research of 175 students, which used a simulated set of Google search results to see how students select and judge resources for a research project, suggest we should. Since its birth, students have been generally discouraged from using Wikipedia, but as this collaborative reference tool has evolved, so should our consideration of its value.
Topics: Wikimedia, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
Corrective collecting: A practical, holistic, EDI-centered strategy for community archives
This webinar will be of interest to administrators, curators, collection managers, and anyone working to steward, administer, and provide access to archives, and special and distinctive collections.
Topics: Works in Progress, Archives and Special Collections, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion