Friday, August 04, 2017
CFP: Critical Librarianship - 2017 OK-ACRL (Tulsa, OK - November 10, 2017)
Information is not neutral. The concept of "authority" includes innate bias toward people with privilege. The cultural, socioeconomic, and racial backgrounds of students have an effect on the way they seek information. Access to information is a human rights issue.
These are all examples of ideas that fall under the umbrella of "Critical Librarianship." (http://www.ala.org/acrl/publi
cations/keeping_up_with/critli b) How are you applying these ideas in your library? Where do you see a need for critlib at your institution? How can we serve our students more equitably? How can we increase diversity within the profession?
Brainstorm and submit a proposal to present at the 2017 OK-ACRL Conference. Proposals are due email@example.com with any questions. The conference will be held on the Oklahoma State University Tulsa campus on November 10, 2017. and presenters will be notified of acceptance by . Please contact Karl Siewert at