Collection Development

A podcast discussing a new indigenous book by First Nations, Métis, and Inuit authors each episode

Podcast
Illustration of a person in profile rendered in shades of indigo against a dark orange background. The person is inserting an earbud and is wearing a jacket with patches of a smiley face and an anarchy symbol.

An article explaining what decolonizing is and how to practice it. Includes recommendations of publishers, graphic novels, and best practices

Article
Colorful, retro-1950's-style illustration of 3 children holding and surrounded by books.

A website aiming to produce books that reflect all children's lives and putting more books featuring diverse characters into the hands of all readers.

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A website providing critical analysis of Indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books 

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A website created as a finding tool to help bridge the gap between readers and books. 

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A website with a critically reviewed selection of multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. 

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A webinar series that provides a platform for underrepresented voices in children’s and YA publishing to share their unique stories and perspectives with educators. 

Webinar Series

An organization whose mission is to unite writers and their allies to celebrate creative expression and defend the liberties that make it possible. 

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A compilation of statements from libraries and archives on harmful or offensive language in description and bias in cataloging, includes statements about problematic language in both description and resources themselves

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An ongoing collection of resources to support academic, public, school, and research libraries and institutions in promoting and supporting EDI throughout their organizations.

LibGuide

A lively conversation about how race and identity have been represented in children's books in the past, how and why authors and illustrators are working to change that in the present, and panelists' hopes for the future of children's literature.

Webinar

This webinar will look at how staff from the Salt Lake City Public Library (SLCPL) built picture book-based kits to give caregivers the tools to have these important conversations 

Webinar

 An article about one librarian's search for a more democratic way of organizing knowledge

Article

A webinar in which panelists will explore and discuss strategies to overcome them within the library system. They will discuss how to recognize, attack, and eliminate workplace injustice while transforming organizations in the process, along with the role that a diverse collection plays in educating patrons, overcoming barriers and creating awareness.   

Webinar

An article discussing how diversity audits assess representation in library materials, but most examples focus on children’s books. One librarian shares her methods and challenges in tackling adult biographies.

Article

An article from American Libraries about how librarians are working to advance equity in subject headings

Article

A documentary film about a group of Dartmouth students who challenged anti-immigrant language in the Library of Congress subject headings.  

Documentary

An article about how Library subjects and call numbers can be the subject of controversy 

Article

A webinar discussing the implementation of the Non-Library of Congress Subject Heading “undocumented immigrants” (and six variants) to over 5,000 bibliographic records in the CU Boulder online catalog.

Webinar

This webinar will look at the selection of vocabulary in establishing taxonomies and ontologies.

Webinar