Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Krista McCracken, Algoma University
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time

This session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons. Through the sharing of examples, this session will challenge participants to create trans affirming spaces while critically examining library policies, languages, and practices.

Krista McCracken is a non-binary archivist with over ten years experience working in academic libraries. They currently work as an Archives Supervisor at Algoma University’s Arthur A. Wishart Library and Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre. Krista’s areas of expertise include community archives, access, open education and outreach.

This free presentation is sponsored by the ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee. It will take place on Thursday, February 27th, 2020, from 1pm to 2pm Central time via Zoom.

Register here: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8zxjzuV9QcqJb1WaNB7miw

If you can’t make this session but wish to view a recording later, please register so that you’ll receive an email that includes a link to the video of the presentation.

Please direct questions and concerns to Laura Gariepy (lwgariepy@vcu.edu), Chair of the ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee. A full list of the committee’s past and future programs are available here.

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