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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Coming to terms with systemic bias

Bias is baked into every aspect of life. It permeates the algorithms behind our discovery systems, it hides in our controlled vocabularies, it limits opportunities, and it can be invisible to members of communities that benefit from that bias.

How do we as information professionals come to terms with and work to remove bias from our systems and processes?

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Leading race and critical legal information literacy initiatives trending idea

This program would explore and demonstrate how law libraries and librarians can lead the way in introducing or supporting race-conscious law school curricula or legal services initiatives. Law librarians' skill with legal information literacy includes the ability to lead others through critical understandings of legal information, including how race and racial inequalities are embedded throughout the law, whether in case... more »

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