Library and Information Science | Race and Ethnicity
“Microaggressions” refer to those brief occurrences and encounters that subtly reinforce systems of power and privilege. Libraries and information organizations are not immune to these microaggressions. They exist in our library catalogues, archives, research, professional organizations and interpersonal interactions. The authors explore biases in librarianship, particularly in bibliographic metadata, then present tools to engage librarians as well as faculty and graduate students.
Microagressions, representation, libraries, diversity, demographics
2014 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference
Higgins, Molly and Roh, Charlotte, "Microagressions: Small Actions that are a Big Deal" (2014). University of Massachusetts Medical School. Library Publications and Presentations. Paper 153.
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