Politics of Libraries III: Gender, Race, Sexuality and Intersectionality in LIS
Politics of Libraries III aimed to generate thoughtful and much needed conversation about LIS politics and labour, and their complicated and contested relationship with gender, race, sexuality, and intersectionality. Unlike previous conferences, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference was held as a speaker series held over April and May of 2021. Recordings of presentations are included in this collection.
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Library work is emotional. As the increasingly social role of the library redefines expectations of service, the challenges of working in libraries become greater than ever. The American Library Association emphasizes the social, economic, and educational role of the 21st century library to help...
This presentation begins with a summary of the first survey ever conducted on the job offer negotiations of Canadian academic librarians. Like previous American studies, our results indicated that even in a female-populated profession, women are still less likely to negotiate than men; however,...
Indicators of Truly Epic Post-ness: Information Literacy, Authority, and the Contemporary Political Podcasting EcosystemDownload
This presentation explores the contemporary conspiracist phenomenon QAnon as a distinct problem for Information Literacy (IL), and, in particular, for LIS' understanding of authority. After surveying issues with IL's history dating back to its emergence as a concept in the work of Paul G....