Archives: Design for Diversity
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Written on April 9, 2019 at 1:58 pm, by Mattie Clear
Mattie and Amanda presented at Museums and the Web 2019 in Boston, MA from April 2-6, 2019. Museums and the Web is an annual conference that highlights and features research and exemplary applications of digital practice in various heritage institutions. First, Mattie and Amanda presented the Design for Diversity Learning Toolkit in the Web Crit Continue Reading »
Written on October 17, 2018 at 9:35 pm, by Mattie Clear
Des and Amanda hosted a pre-conference workshop and Amanda participated in a panel discussion at the Digital Library Foundation (DLF) 2018 Form October 14-17, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. DLF is a community of practitioners focused on social justice and public good through design and application of digital library technologies. First, Des and Amanda hosted Continue Reading »
Written on September 29, 2018 at 3:26 pm, by Amanda Rust
Des and Amanda presented “Design for Diversity: Towards More Inclusive Information Systems Design” at the National Joint Conference of Librarian of Color (JCLC) from September 26-10, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was the 3rd annual conference “open to all library staff, students, influencers, and decision-makers interested in exploring inclusive policies, practices, and issue of Continue Reading »
Written on August 23, 2018 at 3:46 pm, by Amanda Rust
Announcement Register (now closed) for the first day of the Design for Diversity Closing Forum, August 23 at Raytheon Amphitheatre in the Egan Center at Northeastern University from 9am to 4pm. We also invite attendees interested in creating additional content for the Toolkit to apply to attend the Writing Sprint on the second day, August 24. Please apply separately Continue Reading »
Written on June 10, 2018 at 12:14 pm, by Amanda Rust
Patrick Yott presented an overview of our developing Toolkit design for feedback at Open Repositories (OR) 2018 Conference from June 4-7 in Bozeman, Montana. OR provides a space for discussion and exploration of challenges faced by global academic libraries, research, preservation, and access communities. Participants are users and developers in higher education, government, galleries, libraries, Continue Reading »
Written on April 19, 2018 at 12:09 pm, by Amanda Rust
Amanda was interviewed for the CNI/EDUCAUSE podcast, aired April 2018. EDUCAUSE is a leading non-profit association of IT and associated professionals in higher education, and an active publisher of podcasts on relevant topics. Listen to the Design for Diversity episode here!
Written on April 2, 2018 at 12:08 pm, by Amanda Rust
Amanda and Sarah presented at New England Technical Services Librarians (NETSL) 2018 on April 2, 2018 in Worcester, MA. NETSL serves as a group to bring all those interested in technical services in the New England area for discussion of problems and potential solutions. See our slides here, and many thanks to all of the Continue Reading »
Written on March 25, 2018 at 12:02 pm, by Amanda Rust
Amanda participated in a panel discussion at New England Archivists and Archivists Round Table Joint Annual Conference at from March 22-24 at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut. This year’s theme was “Rise Up” and explored archival advocacy, both professionally and personally, and how this effects social justice efforts, community Continue Reading »
Written on February 13, 2018 at 11:59 am, by Amanda Rust
Julia and Amanda had a lot of fun talking to our Dean Dan Cohen on his podcast What’s New. We talked about inclusive information systems and our own attempts (through Design for Diversity and other work) to create change. Listen here!
Written on December 15, 2017 at 11:55 am, by Amanda Rust
Amanda presented at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2017 Membership Meeting from December 11-12 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. CNI is a membership organization for those in higher education, publishing, information technology, scholarly and professional organizations, foundations, libraries, and library organizations to promote the use of information technology to advance Continue Reading »