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Thursday, November 5 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
#CRITCHS: Critical Librarianship in Book and Serial Acquisition

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The free-form twitter community #critlib was created to host twitter chats about critical pedagogy, but has grown to address a wide variety of issues including assessment, gender in RDA, and many other issues.
This session will provide an introduction to #critlib and critical practice in librarianship, and then focus the discussion on how these practices can apply specifically to acquisitions and related fields.
The session will be highly interactive and engage the audience in discussions such as: how personal identities impact our acquisitions work, the uncomfortable praxis of acquisitions work, and how we can create space for deep and reflective conversations.

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Emily Drabinski

Coordinator of Library Instruction, Long Island University Brooklyn
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Rachel Fleming

Lead Librarian for Acquisitions/Budget Officer, Appalachian State University
Rachel Fleming is Lead Librarian for Acquisitions at Appalachian State University, where she manages the acquisition of all material types. She has previously served as Serials Librarian at Western Carolina University and Collection Development librarian at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Rachel has overseen serials cancellation projects, and complete collection reviews. She holds an MA in library science from the University of Missouri &ndash... Read More →


Thursday November 5, 2015 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Salon 1, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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