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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,…

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…

ColemanFinalFor2016ATLAProceedings.pdf
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…

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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.

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

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…

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…

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…

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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).

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…

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,…

SocialJusticePhraseGuide.pdf
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…

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…

ADLGlossaryAug2017.pdf
The Glossary of the Anti-racism Digital Library

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…

Coleman2017AtlaPaper.pdf
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. …

"Should news outlets capitalize the word Black? Is it preferable to refer to someone as a person with autism, or as an autistic person? Should you explain the use of unconventional personal pronouns in stories? When do you use the term Indigenous and…

Using dictionaries, this article traces the origins and use of the words 'race' and 'ethnicity' and our evolving understandings of racial categorization and cultural identity. Race is the older word and ethnicity the newer one. race was the preferred…

Article from the Pew Research Center discussing the varying ways in which the U.S. government has counted Americans over time. Racial categories, which have been included on every U.S. census since the first one in 1790, have changed from decade to…

Interactive timeline showing different race, ethnicity and origin categories used in the U.S. decennial census, from the first one in 1790 to the latest count in 2020.

Abstract: Lack of clarity and questionable congruence between researcher and participant understandings of ethnicity and race challenge the validity and impact of research utilizing these concepts. We aimed to both elucidate the multiple meanings…