Author, Cultural Critic Roxane Gay to Serve as 2020 Preservation Week® Honorary Chair

Bestselling author, educator, and cultural critic Roxane Gay is teaming up with the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), to share her years of experience as a writer, storyteller, and social commentator during Preservation Week, April 26 – May 2, 2020. A recurrent contributor to a variety of publications, including the New York Times, Gay writes about cultural, political, and social issues.

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Assessing Collections for Diversity & Inclusion: e-Forum Summary

The ALCTS e-Forum “Assessing Collections for Diversity and Inclusion” was held April 16–17, 2019. This session was sponsored by the ALCTS Aquisition Section Committee on Research & Statistics. Committee members Katherine Brown (Auraria Library), Keri Perlitz (ProQuest), Jeff Eller (Wake Forest University), and Katy DiVittorio (Auraria Library) moderated. Discussion topics focused on how libraries are working to diversify their collections.

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