Open for all? offers a “think piece“ rather than an intellectual analysis. Columnist John Pateman shares his personal observations on issues and his columns…
Le conseil francophone de l’Association des bibliothèques de l’Ontario (L’ABO-Franco) recherche des professionnels de l’information qui désireraient présenter une communication, partager les résultats d’une…
Coinciding with Black History Month, Rhea Smith discusses Afrofuturism, a way of exploring the future positively.
We look back on 2018, noting domestic and international issues that have impacted LGBTQ+ people.
Because whiteness functions as normative and invisible, it is often very difficult for white people specifically to see whiteness.
Come the holiday season, there seem to be few topics of conversation less controversial than deciding upon which is the perfect movie to ring in the end of the year (team Princess Bride here), but in a big part of Europe this question isn't up for debate.
Academic librarians teach one-shot information literacy (IL) sessions but some of us deliver for-credit IL courses.
White middle class professional library values can create an unlevel playing field for Indigenous organizations and individuals. How? By privileging one world view over another.
We all have something to say but not always the opportunity, experience or technical expertise to share our ideas out to the OLA community.
For library staff, it is important to assess whether or not a patron is interested in formats other than print.
As library staff, we all deal with stressful situations such as a person haggling over $1.50 in fines shrinking budgets and rising costs. Whether we're up north or down south, reflection and sleep can boost our resiliency and stress-wrangling capacity.
“Offence and harm” is one of our core editorial principles and it may be problematic as many of us may not fully understand either the legal definition and implications of this concept.
Arvind Singh is the chair of the OLA Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Committee and works at the Hamilton Public Library.