LACONI TSS: Words Matter: Creating a More Inclusive Catalog

Speakers: Emily O'Neil, Technical Services Manager, Deschules Public Library (Bend, OR), Rachel Fischer, Member Services Librarian for Technical Services, CCS, and Scott Brandwein, Bibliographic Services Manager, SWAN Library Services

In this session the speakers will present on the individual projects their libraries and institutions have undertaken to reach the goal of creating a more inclusive library catalog. Within this work, there are multiple ways to enact change, in this presentation three varying perspectives will be shared followed by a facilitated panel discussion. Major topics to cover will include: research and decision making processes for subject heading changes, individual project outlines and goals, and open discussion on the challenges of enacting these changes. This session is intended to be both informative as well as engaging, allowing for ample time for audience Q&A.

Friday, April 8, 2022

There will be a brief Business Meeting at 9:45 before the program. The program will run 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Registration is required for everyone attending. Register here on Eventbrite.

This is a Zoom meeting and the link will be emailed directly to registrants 2 days prior to the meeting/program via Eventbrite.

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