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Participating in Power and Speaking to it: Making a Diversity Index

Sayward Schoonmaker and Rachel Ivy Clarke won the 2018 ASIS&T Best Paper Proposal Award for their paper, “The Critical Catalog: Giving Voice to Diverse Library Materials through Provocative Design.” Schoonmaker and Clarke also won the 2020 Jesse H. Shera Award for their article, “Metadata for Diversity: Identification and Implications of Political Access Points for Diverse Library Resources.”… Read the full article…



What Comes After My Library Internship

I can’t believe that my internship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library is almost over. In just a few days, I will load up my car and drive the six hours back to Syracuse. Through the course of my internship, I kept track of all the tasks I completed and projects I participated… Read the full article…



Digitizing Books and Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

The library has committed itself to providing digital versions of items and resources in the collection as a way to expand access. This includes acquiring digital materials, such as purchasing e-books, and digitizing existing parts of the collection. The library even has Digitization Librarian, who works to manage all of these different projects and materials…. Read the full article…