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Working Class In The Library, Robert Schroeder 2017 Portland State University

Working Class In The Library, Robert Schroeder

OLA Quarterly

Portland State University is an urban, access university. This means that students don’t face nearly as many academic barriers, such as entrance exams, in order to attend PSU as opposed to other colleges. Nevertheless, students do encounter many hidden barriers that affect their chances of getting into, staying at, and graduating from PSU—barriers associated with race, gender, citizenship, abilities, and the topic of this article—socioeconomic status. We need to acknowledge that all of these characteristics intersect and play out differently, so it’s hard to look at just one of these characteristics at a time. “Working class ...


Critical Librarianship, 2017 Pacific University

Critical Librarianship

OLA Quarterly

Libraries and archives are community spaces that acquire, organize, preserve, and make available resources for our patrons. Library workers connect people to these resources in various ways (technical services, reference, instruction, and more). It is noble and wonderful work, and it begs some interesting questions: is acquisition, organization, preservation, or dissemination a series of passive acts? Are libraries impartial spaces that give the real estate on their shelves to the words and ideas of others without judgment or context?

Libraries and archives are community spaces that acquire, organize, preserve, and make available resources for our patrons. Library workers connect people ...


Volume 23 Issue 2 Table Of Contents, 2017 Pacific University

Volume 23 Issue 2 Table Of Contents

OLA Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Critically Interrogating Oregon History In The Archives: Spanish Heritage Learners In The Pcun Records, David Woken 2017 University of Oregon

Critically Interrogating Oregon History In The Archives: Spanish Heritage Learners In The Pcun Records, David Woken

OLA Quarterly

Critical librarianship has emerged over the past decade or so as one of the main thrusts of the library profession’s longstanding commitment to social justice. Growing from the application of insights from critical theory to libraries as an institution, the critical librarianship movement explores how hierarchies of power, particularly those around race, gender, sexuality, and class, shape our work, and how we can challenge our profession’s complicity in those hierarchies. Critical librarianship’s insights have been applied perhaps most thoroughly in the areas of cataloging and classification and, especially, information literacy instruction (Garcia, 2015). Critical information literacy instruction ...


Storytime Can Be Social Justice Time, Natasha F. Campbell 2017 Multnomah County Library

Storytime Can Be Social Justice Time, Natasha F. Campbell

OLA Quarterly

Library storytimes are resources through which children can learn literacy skills, but they also have the potential for even greater impact. Families also use storytimes to gain valuable social interactions.

Libraries currently offer storytimes in response to community needs and values, and looking at storytime through a social justice lens gives library staff an opportunity to share and model valuable lessons in acceptance, inclusion, kindness, and empathy.

Resources exist to help storytime providers re-evaluate their storytimes and make incremental changes that can reap big benefits for attendees.


Critical Library Management: Administrating For Equity, Candise Branum, Turner Masland 2017 Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Critical Library Management: Administrating For Equity, Candise Branum, Turner Masland

OLA Quarterly

Social justice and critical theory frameworks have been utilized to discuss library pedagogy and cataloging, but librarians have been slow in applying critical theory to how we actually manage libraries and lead staff. Management is not glamorous; rather, many still hold the traditional view of management as upholding hierarchical values. At its core, both libraries and management are about people, and library managers and administrators have the power to formulate and uphold the library’s values.

Libraries do not exist in a vacuum; we work to empower the communities we work with, and social justice issues directly impact our patrons ...


Volume 23 Issue 2 Back Matter, 2017 Pacific University

Volume 23 Issue 2 Back Matter

OLA Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Letting Our Values And History Guide Us: Inspiration For Libraries From Myles Horton, Annie Downey 2017 Reed College

Letting Our Values And History Guide Us: Inspiration For Libraries From Myles Horton, Annie Downey

OLA Quarterly

In the aftermath of the horrifying racist marches, violence, and murder at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in August 2017, people across the country have looked to history and shared values to help them clear their heads and find ways to move America forward. In explaining his decision to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee from Duke University’s campus, president Vincent E. Price argued that removing the statue was a way to express Duke’s institutional values, including a “commitment to justice, not discrimination; to civil protest, not violence; to authentic dialogue, not rhetoric; and to ...


Fdlp: Federal Depository Library, Ashland University 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Fdlp: Federal Depository Library, Ashland University

Government Documents (General)

Photographs of a display of government documents at Ashland University, Ohio.


Immigration Nation, Minnesota State University, Mankato 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Immigration Nation, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Immigration

Bibliography and photographs of a display of government documents from Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Book Review - Crackers: A Southern Memoir, Christopher Andrews 2017 University of North Georgia -- Gainesville

Book Review - Crackers: A Southern Memoir, Christopher Andrews

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Digital Activities: Florida International University Libraries Annual Report, Fy 2016-2017, Florida International University, Jamie Rogers, Jill V. Krefft 2017 Florida International University

Digital Activities: Florida International University Libraries Annual Report, Fy 2016-2017, Florida International University, Jamie Rogers, Jill V. Krefft

FIU Digital Collections Center Annual Reports

This report provides information on the digital activities for the fiscal year 2016-2017.


When Archives And Libraries Collaborate: One Institution Benefiting Another, Shannon Smith, Scott Reeves 2017 James R. Crumley Jr. Archives

When Archives And Libraries Collaborate: One Institution Benefiting Another, Shannon Smith, Scott Reeves

South Carolina Libraries

This article explores the transferal of a historic library of books known as the Salzburger Collection, and the collaboration which resulted from this transferal between a library and archives.


Open Geoportal Lands To Europe: Use Cases And Improvements From Geodata@Polimi, Marcella Samakovlija, Francesco Bartoli 2017 Leonardo Campus Library, Archive and Library Systems, Politecnico di Milano p.zza Leonardo Da Vinci, 32, Milano, Italy

Open Geoportal Lands To Europe: Use Cases And Improvements From Geodata@Polimi, Marcella Samakovlija, Francesco Bartoli

Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference Proceedings

TeDOC is part of the University Library System, owns a Great collection of historical and current maps, paper and digital and provides at their distribution to teachers and students, as part of the educational and research activities of the Politecnico di Milano. We were searching for a tool able to find, display and download current and historical cartography and, after a few years of work, we have become the first Europeans to use Open Geoportal (https://github.com/OpenGeoportal ) like our working tool. The component to ingest the data to OGP has evolved considerably, allowing better integration with GeoServer and ...


Slis Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D. 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Slis Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1, Stacy Creel, Ph.D., Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D.

SLIS Connecting

SLIS Connecting Volume 6, Issue 1 (Spring/Summer 2017)


Public Libraries And The Economically Disadvantaged: A Bibliometric Assessment Of Published Research, 1996-2016, Scott A. Manganello 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Public Libraries And The Economically Disadvantaged: A Bibliometric Assessment Of Published Research, 1996-2016, Scott A. Manganello

SLIS Connecting

One of the greatest challenges that American public libraries have faced is serving the disadvantaged and homeless population. This research project analyzed publication trends in LIS literature from the past 20 years pertaining to research related to public libraries and the economically disadvantaged, specifically publication trend over time, core journals, most prolific lead authors, and focus of the studies.


African American Archival Resources: Representation In North Carolina, South Carolina, And Georgia, Tekla Ali Johnson 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

African American Archival Resources: Representation In North Carolina, South Carolina, And Georgia, Tekla Ali Johnson

SLIS Connecting

The breadth, scope, security, evaluation, and preservation of African American archival resources in the United States are all understudied. Moreover, the scope and contents of the majority of African American resources are likely unknown. The purpose of this study was to compile a record of collections holding primary resources on African Americans to conducting research on African American Archival Resources in three states, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.


Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Gender Roles And Gender Stereotypes In Four Newbery Award-Winning Books, Alex Paige Brower

SLIS Connecting

As gender equality has become a more prominent issue and men and women have become more equal, one would expect this change to be reflected in children’s literature. This study examines four Newbery-Award winning books to determine if this change is apparent.


Emerging Roles: Academic Libraries Crossing The Digital Divide, Kenneth Angell 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Emerging Roles: Academic Libraries Crossing The Digital Divide, Kenneth Angell

SLIS Connecting

For every advance of information and communication technology in the 20thand 21st centuries, there has been gap between those who can readily adopt and benefit from it and those who cannot. As higher education becomes increasingly enmeshed in Internet-based learning, academic libraries will need to maintain and even increase digital literacy and fluency instruction in spite of presumed reduced need. Furthermore, academic libraries themselves will need to examine their own status in the divide.


Student Associations: News And Events, USM School of Library and Information Science 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

Student Associations: News And Events, Usm School Of Library And Information Science

SLIS Connecting

News and events from SLIS student associations: Library and Information Science Students Association (LISSA) and Southern Miss Student Archivists (SMSA).


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