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Camp ER&L - ER&L 2022 Virtual Conference

March 14–17, 2022

Online

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LIVE STREAM: These presentations will be broadcast on the virtual main stage live stream. Live Q&A will take place at the end of the session block after all presentations in that block have commenced. 

ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & SHORT TALKS: These presentations will be made available on-demand to all attendees at the start of the conference. The 90-minute presentation time listed for these presentations is for a text-based Q&A session between presenters and attendees. 

*Session times are subject to change. 


Challenges and Opportunities with Surfacing DEI Content

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM–11:30 AM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
LIVE STREAM
Conference Track
2. Collection Development & Assessment
Abstract

Representation has been a perennial issue in library catalogs, and this began in part with the available taxonomies supporting collection development. The categorization of communities, regions, religions, among other topics have been historical and Anglocentric in nature. The historical nature of bibliographic metadata has made it difficult to surface and organize content. This session will focus on the DEI taxonomy issues relating to interdisciplinary subjects and how the library community is evolving the taxonomy in order to grow their DEI-related collections.

Challenges and opportunities, we will cover:

Presenters

Leigh Wright, Product Manager, ProQuest
Amy Mccoy, New Titles Manager, ProQuest
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