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Using the Anti-racism Digital Library and Thesaurus to Understand Information Access, Authority, Value and Privilege

The new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, specifically the six threshold concepts about information mirror the experiences of the author as a researcher studying the representation of anti-racism in bibliographic information systems. …

Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms

Thesaurus of Occupations in the Field of Religion TROT.pdf
Thesaurus of Religious Occupational Terms (TROT) was Prepared by the Joint Taskforce on Best Practices in the Field of Religion and Approved by the Network Development and MARC Standards Office Library of Congress as standard, with the acronym TROT…

Anti-racism Digital Library Glossary,

The Glossary of the Anti-racism Digital Library

Unfair & Lovely

Unfair and Lovely is a Pax Jones original photo project aimed at combatting colorism on a global scale by highlighting its intersectionality. #unfairandlovely is the social movement initiated after the publication of the photo project. The social…

The Social Justice Phrase Guide

The Advancement Project has partnered with The Opportunity Agenda to launch ‘Social Justice Phrase Guide.’ Summary from Advancement Project: Advancing a social justice agenda starts with being smart and deliberate in how we frame our discourse. The…

Terminologies of Oppression

From the About page: This page is generally maintained on unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory, which include the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) nations respectively (Vancouver,…

Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms PDF Files

The Library of Congress is developing a new vocabulary, entitled Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms (LCDGT). To support use of the LCDGT, the Policy and Standards Division has published a draft Demographic Group Terms Manual, available in…

Metaphor, Morality, and Politics Or, Why Conservatives Have Left Liberals In the Dust

This is an early and much abbreviated discussion of the themes in George Lakoff's book Moral Politics.

Published In Social Research, vol 62, no. 2 (summer 1995).

Project Implicit

This is the website of Project Implicit, a non-profit organization, founded by three university scientists in 1998. The website features a large number of Implicit Association Tests (IAT) that users can take about one's own social attitudes towards…


SACO - Subject Authority Cooperative Program (Website)

Library of Congress webpages to the Subject Authority Cooperative Program (SACO) which enables member institutions to submit subject heading proposals for inclusion in Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and classification number proposals…

Library of Congress to Cancel the Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens"

Executive Summary: In response to constituent requests, the Policy and Standards Division of the Library of Congress, which maintains Library of Congress Subject Headings, has investigated the possibility of cancelling or revising the heading Illegal…

Just what is "diversity" and why is it important in leadership? (Videos)

Bob Ross explains the definition and relevance of "diversity" - humans have far more similarities than differences.

Diversity in Theological Education

45 pages. PDF. The mission of The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada is to promote the improvement and enhancement of theological schools to the benefit of communities of faith and the broader public.

Theology, Race, and Libraries

Recent theological research into the origin of race and the presence of structural racism in library systems of knowledge organization are investigated in order to create a new “antiracism” vocabulary. Since such a vocabulary is best served with a…


Social Criticism of Four Major Knowledge Organization Systems: An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography, prepared for INFO 522: Information Access and Resources course (2012), covers criticism of bias in the four major knowledge organization systems currently in use in the majority of libraries across the globe. They are the Library…

A Review of George Lakoff's Women, Fire, And Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal About the Mind

This is a review that can be read online for free (with registraton at JSTOR) of the ground-breaking and interdisciplinary work of George Lakoff. Lakoff draws from Philosophy, Language and a variety of diverse disciplines such as Anthropology,…