Diversifying library collections creates new and enhanced relationships

Works in Progress Webinar: Diversifying library collections through student-led collection development

By Camilla MacKay, Arleen Zimmerle

This webinar outlines a library-run student internship aimed at promoting diversity in the Bryn Mawr College Libraries’ collections. The program empowers students with the knowledge and budget to select and purchase diverse popular reading material from independent bookstores.

Topics: Works in Progress, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Photo depicting three layers of digital infrastructure; Virtual machines and web servers, active storage, dark storage and backups

Works in Progress Webinar: Will our future selves thank us? Examining born-digital curation practices at the University of Kentucky Libraries

By Ruth E. Bryan, Emily B. Collier, Sarah Dorpinghaus, Andrew McDonnell, Megan Mummey,

During this webinar, archivists and librarians from the University of Kentucky Libraries share recent challenges, successes, and practical tips for stewarding born-digital collections.

Topics: Works in Progress, Born-Digital Special Collections

Towards diversifying collections—implementing strategies

Works in Progress Webinar: Towards diversifying collections—Implementing strategies

By Annette Day, Jennifer Culley, Amy Tureen

In this webinar, colleagues from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) discuss their ongoing efforts to identify and implement sustainable practices for building diverse collections, including work at SPSCC to utilize reparations-informed practices.

Topics: Works in Progress, Collection Management, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Research Information Management in the US (RIMS): Three key observations. A Works in Progress Webinar.

Works in Progress Webinar: Lessons learned from implementing research information management systems (RIMS) in the US

By Jason Glenn, Brian Mathews, Laura Simon, Mark Zulauf

This webinar features examples of RIMS implementations at three US research universities. The presenters share project goals, drivers, products, and scope, as well as the significant and ongoing challenges of securing researcher and campus buy-in.

Topics: Research Information Management, Works in Progress