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Recent Submissions

  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Library Technical Services 

    Kauffman, Rhonda Y; Anderson, Martina S (2019-07-02)
    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries recently embraced a large-scale initiative to incorporate the values of diversity, inclusion, and social justice (DISJ) into library practices. In early 2017, the ...
  • MIT Libraries Liaison Program: A Paradigm Shift 

    Finnie, Ellen; Peterson, Karrie (Association of Research Libraries, 2018-06)
  • Patron for a Day (PFAD): A Space Assessment 

    Hartman, Stephanie; Horowitz, Lisa R. (ACRL, 2017)
    A basic premise of User Experience (UX) is to empathize with your users. This assessment exercise encourages your staff to understand what users experience in your spaces and, as a bonus, identifes some immediate space ...

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