Category: Real Time

VIDEO: Augusta Baker Diversity Lecture Series – Dr. Barbara Jones

March 26, 2020 Intellectual Freedom and Censorship My talk will concern how intellectual freedom and social justice sometimes clash in such situations as hate speech. I will use a recent example, from the Urbana, IL Free Library, of the controversy over the use of sex/gender terminology and dialogue re: LGBTQ people. The questions: Should libraries […]

Chad Mairn Real Time

Thursday, April 16 Live Lecture: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae Chad Mairn, a librarian at St. Petersburg College will discuss how librarians can use extended realities (VR/AR/MR/360/3D) to help enhance learning. Slides can be found here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XIGGbqgLzl9V6ncHo_xCjszjv9Bwr6jlupeDfN_gqXU/edit?usp=sharing

Real Time After Hours

We scheduled the Real Time sessions to maximize US and EU participation. However, several folks have asked about doing something for our colleagues in the Eastern Hemisphere. One idea would be to have an “After Hours” online hangout where anyone can come and chat and share. If you might be interested, please fill out the […]

Anna Coats on Microaggressions

SLIS 720 will host a virtual live session with Anna Coats April 9th, 2020 “Microaggression is a term used for brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioural, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative prejudicial slights and insults toward any group, particularly culturally marginalized groups. This session will focus on […]

Barbara Jones: Intellectual Freedom and Censorship

SLIS 720 will host a virtual live session with Barbara Jones March 26th, 2020 “My talk will concern how intellectual freedom and social justice sometimes clash in such situations as hate speech. I will use a recent example, from the Urbana, IL Free Library, of the controversy over the use of sex/gender terminology and dialogue […]

Clayton Copeland Real Time

Clayton Copeland will be our guest on the Librarian.Support real time session. Join us Thursday April 2nd at 9 am Eastern Time. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae Topics will include: Universal Design and accessibility The session will be recorded Accessibility Resources List Dr. Clayton A. Copeland Faculty & Director, Laboratory for Leadership in Equity & Diversity (LLEAD) School of […]

Matt Finch Real Time

Recording of the session is at the end of this post Matt Finch will be the very first guest on the Librarian.Support real time session. Join us Tuesday morning March 24th at 9 am Eastern Time. https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/efd8f17225514d5f83dba12dcb50d7ae Planning for uncertainty; scenario and foresight work for libraries; how to do the anticipatory groundwork for the post-pandemic […]