Core Webinar: Best of Core Forum: Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles into Our Metadata

For Immediate Release
Wed, 11/16/2022


Mia Blixt-Shehan

Continuing Education Assistant

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

American Library Association

CHICAGOJoin Core on December 14, 2022, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar "Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles into Our Metadata." In early 2021, a group of librarians at two university libraries embarked on a journey to review and update harmful subject headings and other metadata in their catalog, digital library, and finding aids. This webinar will discuss the background of the project and where the librarians currently stand in the process of remediating these records, including their efforts to create student internships to address problematic language in archival finding aids as well as create a community user advisory group. Special attention will be given to creating organizational buy-in and overcoming unforeseen obstacles and impediments.

This webinar was previously presented in-person as a session at the 2022 Core Forum. We are hosting this webinar, with the session adapted and presented live as a virtual event, to extend its reach.

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles into Our Metadata
Live Webinar: Tuesday, December 14, 2022, 1 - 2 p.m. CT


Allison McCormack, Original Cataloger for Special Collections, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Nicole Lewis, Digital Metadata Librarian, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Rachel Wittmann, Digital Curation Librarian, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Registration Fees:

Core Member: $57.67
ALA Member: $71.10
Nonmember: $79.00

How Do I Purchase Group Registration?

You can register a group by specifying the number of people who will be accessing the webinar during checkout. We offer discounts for webinar based on the number of registrations you specify in checkout. If you are a Core member, you can purchase seats for yourself and your colleagues at the Core discount rate; ALA's new e-Learning store allows you to extend the Core member savings with colleagues at your institution.

Can't attend the live event? No problem! All registrants will receive a link to the recorded session for later viewing at their convenience.

Register online or by phone at 1-800-545-2433 (press 1 to reach our customer service representatives).

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