This is a jawn about libraries
by Poliana Irizarry
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Clarifications in re Indian Tribe LCSH
For the record: 1. This is not the first appearance of Nation LCSH. 2. For those non-catalogers: “corporation” in cat-speak means “group” or “organization” (as used in MARC field 110), not “company.”
I mean, it’s still racism because despite having Nation LCSH, it was refusing to acknowledge Nations as their own Governments, which they are.
More discussion on the recent LoC catalog changes for Native tribes.
American Library Association releases new data to update Diversity Counts report
I couldn’t agree more. I’ve spent a lot of time visiting libraries all over the country during the past few years, and I am often the only POC in a room full of librarians.