Open for all? offers a “think piece“ rather than an intellectual analysis. Columnist John Pateman shares his personal observations on issues and his columns…
It seems entirely proper that people about whom the words are used can also have a say in how they like to be described and referred to.
As members of the OLA Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, we choose our words carefully.
Humans have created numerous theoretical lenses to give order to and make sense of the world.
When I was thinking of a suitable title for this month’s column a number of ideas came to mind including “Decolonization is not a metaphor” and “Acknowledgement is not enough.”
In endeavoring to to meet the needs of our communities, we as library staff have to ignite the sparks.
In this column, the OLA Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Task Force showcases the contributions of library staff from a variety of workplaces and cultures across Ontario.