Tagged: Professional Development Committee

Deficit or equity: Decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning

In this presentation and online discussion, attendees will learn about a framework for advancing equitable practice in higher education paired with a popular pedagogical strategy (Decoding the Disciplines) that can help librarians and instructors design student-centered assignments and activities while avoiding a deficit approach to the development of students’ information literacy.

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Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries [video replay]

This session provided an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons. Through the sharing of examples, this session challenged participants to create trans affirming spaces while critically examining library policies, languages, and practices.

Tapping into Specialist Knowledge: Strategies to Enhance Data Services through Collaboration

Library professionals with data responsibilities often collaborate on data-related support with fellow library professionals, units across campus, and student and faculty researchers. In this panel, we share strategies for collaborations between data professionals and subject and technical services librarians designed to enhance library and campus support for data literacy, data management, data visualization, and other data-related needs.

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Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries

This free online session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons.

Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching [video replay]

Unconscious, or implicit, bias in medical research and care is well documented—black patients on average receive less pain medication; heart attacks are underdiagnosed in women; and non-white, non-male populations are underrepresented in clinical trials. In this video replay, the presenters offer their experiences as medical librarians as a starting point...

Working on Ourselves: Mitigating Unconscious Bias in Literature Searching

Learn how to recognize and address unconscious bias in scholarly research and library systems. Take away curriculum that you can adapt to your own library’s context.

Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review [video replay]

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole. You will leave this session with a...

Call for Proposals for Online Professional Development Presentations

The ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee (PDC) welcomes proposals for online programs that further ACRL members’ professional development, knowledge, and practice. Submission deadline is September 18, 2019.

Raise Your Voice: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion by Participating in Scholarly Peer Review

Scholarly publishing needs input from diverse voices to ensure both quality and equity. Let Erin Owens, an experienced peer reviewer for more than 10 LIS journals, show you how scholarly peer review can benefit you, your peers, and the profession as a whole.

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I Didn’t Mean Anything by it: How Racial Microaggressions are Perceived [video replay]

Diversity, inclusion, and equity are key words that are considered important aspects to the library profession. Although attempts seem to be made towards that end, what is really causing some librarians of color to leave or think of leaving the profession? The work environment may be the problem. Librarians of...