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Session 2: How can library materials be made more easily discoverable for patrons seeking information about transgender people?

○ Historical context for Library of Congress classification systems based on literary warrant

○ Limitations and critiques of LC subject headings and terminology, and the rise of thesauri in LGBTQ libraries

○ Strategies for librarians to engage patrons in “knowledge production as a contested project”

Learning Objectives:

● Establish a baseline understanding of transgender and non-binary identities including lived experience within North Carolina

● Understand the limitations of classification and cataloging for patrons who may be searching for content related to transgender people

● Take away resources and techniques to offer trans patrons an even more welcoming library experience

Date:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Online - At Your Computer
Categories:
Public Services, State Library of North Carolina, Webinar

Event Organizer

Lauren Clossey

State Library of North Carolina
Continuing Education Consultant
Phone: 919-807-7416
E-mail: lauren.clossey@ncdcr.gov