Category: Censorship

Censorship, Equity Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity Audit

Transcending Your Worldview and Internalized Biases Karen Jensen said in her “Diversity Auditing 101: How to Evaluate Your Collection” for School Library Journal, “A diversity audit takes inventory and determines what’s in a collection and what areas need to be better developed. It yields concrete data. This type of audit helps put the science in library science.” I firmly believe that a diversity audit is important because as a 40-year-old white woman, I am the dominant demographic in librarianship, and I had lived under the assumption I was building an inclusive collection. By conducting a diversity audit, it made meContinue reading