University of Wisconsin–Madison

NEW! Collection Management with an Antiracist Lens

This course is designed for anyone who participates in collection management activities, including selection, weeding, RA, and displays. It will offer resources and a strong community of practice to build and strengthen your  antiracist lens. You will develop a resource library of folks in the field doing this work to learn from, as well as examine and develop a personal action plan to continue learning and growing in this area. . No one is expected to be an expert in antiracism, but please come prepared to learn and be challenged together. 

At a glance

When: Feb 15 – Mar 28, 2021

Where: Online

Cost: $250 (10% discount if you register 2 weeks in advance!)

CE Credit: 2.0 CEUs/20 LEUs

Program: #307321


Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe or Anna Palmer

Register online

Due to the continuation of remote work, please use the online registration option. If you need alternate arrangements, email Anna Palmer, ahpalmer@wisc.edu or Meredith Lowe, mclowe@wisc.edu. Alternate registration options may result in delays.


Login information will be emailed to you a few days before the course begins.

Course details

Topics

  • Libraries are not neutral
  • Selection of materials
  • Collection management – weeding and personal bias
  • Collection management – displays, RA, and labeling
  • Creating a culture of anti-racism in your library

Expectations: Completion of weekly readings/videos and strong active participation in online discussions, as well as opportunities to start taking actions outside of this class in your library. 

Instructor: Holly Storck-Post is a youth librarian with the Madison Public Library who loves reading teen books and strives to work for social and racial justice.