• Making the Invisible Visible: Diversity, Dialogue and Multicultural Awareness Through Digital Projects

  • Presenters
    • Yemisi Dina, Associate Librarian/Head of Public Services, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
    • Norda Majekodunmi, Associate Librarian/ Head, Scott Research & Collections, York University Libraries
    • Erin White, Web Systems Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Alice Campbell, Digital Outreach and Special Projects Librarian, Virginia Commonwealth University (cannot attend, but is a co-author)
  • Description

    Librarians from the Virginia Commonwealth Libraries, United States and York University/Osgoode Hall Law School Libraries, Canada have developed digital projects to build awareness about diversity, racial discrimination, religious persecution and multicultural communities. This combined presentation discusses the unique ways digital projects help us expand the library/librarians' role in promoting widespread, meaningful dialogue, historical awareness, and preservation of indigenous knowledge to diverse audiences.

  • Format
    Panel
  • Track
    • Collections and Access
    • Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy