Finnish public libraries are mandated to provide equal access to materials and services for all citizens, and staff are pushing the boundaries of how access is defined, by widening the scope of service offerings.
Angela Henshilwood, OCULA President, introduces herself and discusses the need for more conversations about white supremacy and the lack of diversity in librarianship.
Valentina Ly has two part-time jobs in the Sinai Health System.
A blank canvas: Something that's empty or undecorated. A blank canvas hasn't been drawn or painted on yet—it's clean and unmarked. For now.
Open for all? offers a “think piece“ rather than an intellectual analysis. Columnist John Pateman shares his personal observations on issues and his columns…
As members of the OLA Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, we choose our words carefully.
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.
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.