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MEDLI Spring Meeting: What is CRITICAL LIBRARIANSHIP And how to practice it in MY LIBRARY

  • June 07, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zoom

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Critical Librarianship is about applying principles of social justice to our work in libraries. Critical Librarianship is rooted in critical theory, which attempts to identify, examine, and disrupt inequitable systems. It begins when we recognize that libraries and library work are not neutral spaces, and supports critical thinking, information literacy, lifelong learning, and inclusive and ethical publishing.

Presenter: Samantha Walsh, MLS, MA, Manager of Information & Education Services at the Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will give us an introduction to critical librarianship and how to practice it in all libraries, ending with a focus on academic and health sciences libraries.

Sign on starts at 9:30 AM. MEDLI Business Meeting to follow 11 AM—12PM.

 

Co-presented by Long Island Library Resources Council

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For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone, ecirrone@lilrc.org.

1.0 Professional Development Hour earned by all attendees. 

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS -Please log into your LILRC account prior to registering to ensure your information is populated correctly.   You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. You will need to sign into your zoom account prior to accessing the meeting.  LILRC account is for registration & your Zoom account is for access.  

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (if you have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at ecirrone@lilrc.org). 

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