[Libs-Or] SRRT chair for 2014-2015 - was Re: Diversity and Social Justice in Libraries - where next?

Ember Stevens ember3 at pdx.edu
Wed Jul 16 16:09:40 PDT 2014


I was also a member of the Progressive Librarians Guild in library school
and found it to be a useful resource. They publish a quarterly (I believe)
publication that tackles these types of issues.


Ember Stevens, MA
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Office of Graduate Studies
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On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 3:16 PM, Shannon Van Kirk <SVanKirk at bluecc.edu>
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>  Many of you might be interested in the Progressive Librarians’ Guild as
> well.   I used to belong to this organization and they are a great socially
> conscious group of librarians.
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> --shannon
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> Blue Mountain Community College Library
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> *From:* Libs-Or [mailto:libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] *On
> Behalf Of *Diedre Conkling
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:34 PM
> *To:* Candice Watkins; libs-or; cbranum at ocom.edu; Robert Schroeder
> *Subject:* Re: [Libs-Or] SRRT chair for 2014-2015 - was Re: Diversity and
> Social Justice in Libraries - where next?
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> Remember that discussion we were having about diversity and social justice
> in libraries?  Well, now is the time to really start working on this and
> one way to do this is to develop a strong Social Responsibilities Round
> Table (SRRT) within OLA.
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> What we really need is someone who can step forward and chair SRRT.  I
> can't do this but I will give support to anyone who can.  If Candice can
> appoint a chair for now then elections can be held later as the task force
> grows.
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> I have just created a Facebook page for OLA SRRT as one place where ideas
> and easy discussion can take place and issues can be shared.  Maybe some of
> you would like to join,  www.facebook.com/OLASRRT.
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> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 8:58 AM, Candice Watkins <
> ola at memberclicks-mail.net> wrote:
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>  Hello SRRT members! I'm wondering if you would like to elect a SRRT
> chair for this coming year. There was some recent energy around the state
> on the topic of diversity in the library profession and, as a result of
> that discussion, some interest in revitalizing this roundtable. So, I
> wanted to touch base with you about that.
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> It's up to you, but I think it would be great to have this roundtable
> going strong again. If there is interest, let me know if I can help in some
> way.
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> Best,
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> Candice Watkins
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> OLA President, 2014-2015
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