publishing, whiteness, and inequities

black and white drawing of two Siamese cats looking at each other
From Cats and kittens ABC / published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Co., ([between 1890 and 1899])
99th chat, Tuesday February 6 2018: publishing, whiteness, and inequities
6pm Pacific / 7pm Mountain / 8pm Central / 9pm Eastern

moderated by @chelseaheinbach @CharissaAPowell & @CharlotteRock
Storify by @violetbfox

The Librarian Parlor (LibParlor) is a blog for conversing, sharing expertise, and asking questions about the process of developing, pursuing, and publishing library research. This is the second of two #critlib chats moderated by members of the Librarian Parlor Editorial Team.

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Discussion questions:

  • Q1. What are some historical and current inequities in publishing? #critlib
  • Q2. How have you seen these inequities play out in your work in libraries? #critlib
  • Q3. How can library workers strive to make publishing more equitable in our role as purchasers, authors, and influencers? #critlib
  • Q4. How can library workers strive to make publishing more equitable as researchers themselves? #critlib
  • Q5. How will you actively work against these inequities using what you learned in this chat today? #critlib