[Eril-l] Free Core webinar: Walking the talk: realizing ethical considerations

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Free Core webinar: Walking the talk: realizing ethical considerations

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 am Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 pm Central, and 2 pm Eastern time.

Description: Tailored to administrators and managers, this webinar provides
an overview of the recently released “Cataloguing Code of Ethics” and
highlights particular areas of the Code in which library leadership can
meaningfully support the Code in equity, diversity, inclusion, and
accessibility (EDIA) initiatives. A panel of members from the Cataloguing
Ethics Steering Committee will explain the engagement process in developing
the Code, the work being done to raise awareness of the Code, and the
importance of including the work of cataloguing in an institution’s
commitments to EDIA.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this webinar, attendees will:


   understand why cataloging work requires ethical considerations,

   recognize how cataloguing ethics relate to other ethical aspects of
   library services, and

   have focussed conversations about cataloguing ethics with their staff
   and stakeholders.

Who should attend?

The primary audience of this webinar is geared to administrators or
managers of cataloging or technical services units.


Beth Shoemaker is the Rare Book Librarian at Emory University’s Stuart A.
Rose Manuscript, Archive & Rare Book Library in Atlanta. Her work includes
cataloging, collection development, teaching and curating exhibits in the
Emory Libraries. Research interests include professional and cataloging
ethics and cataloging education. She is a graduate of the University of
Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Karen Snow is an Associate Professor and the Ph.D. Program Director in the
School of Information Studies at Dominican University in River Forest, IL.
She teaches face-to-face and online in the areas of cataloging,
classification, and metadata. Her main areas of research interest are
cataloging quality, ethics, and education. In 2016, she received the
Follett Corporation’s Excellence in Teaching Award.

Jane Daniels is Bibliographic Librarian at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
She has worked in Technical Services in a public library authority and as
the librarian for a local government Planning Department. She started her
professional life working in medical libraries after graduating from the
College of Librarianship Wales, Aberystwyth. She was Chair of the CILIP
Metadata & Discovery Group 2019-2020.

Sarah Furger is a librarian cataloger at Joliet Public Library in Joliet,
Illinois. She has a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies from the University
of Chicago (2015) and received her Masters in Library and Information
Science from Dominican University in 2016. She has experience in academic,
special, and public libraries, with previous employers including The
University of Chicago Regenstein Library and the Newberry Library, with an
emphasis on cataloging and metadata.

Dr. Diane Pennington is a Senior Lecturer in Information Science and the
Information & Library Studies Course Director at the University of
Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. She teaches modules in organisation of
knowledge, cataloguing, and library systems. Her research areas include
library linked data implementation, tagging, and categorising health and
wellbeing user engagement on social media. She is the current Chair of the
CILIP Metadata & Discovery Group.

May Chan is currently Head of Metadata Services for University of Toronto
Libraries, having previously worked in public libraries for 17 years, and
is also a Course Instructor for the Faculty of Information at the
University of Toronto. A second-generation Chinese Canadian settler, she
considers herself a "third culture kid" and is on the lookout for library
workflows that inadvertently privilege certain users over others.


This webinar is free.

For additional information and access to the registration link, please go
to the following website:


Core webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org.

For all other questions or comments related to Core webinars, please
contact Core CE staff at corece at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the Core Continuing Education Committee.
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