The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee provides updates on the work being done. If you have any questions or want to learn more about the work of the committee, reach out the EDI Advisory Committee (email@example.com) or to the liaison for a particular group.
For updates from our first year (September 2020-August 2021), check the 2020-2021 update page
Summer 2022 Activities:
Spring 2022 Activities:
Purchased significant collections that increase our global and diverse holdings, including Colonial Caribbean; Indigenous Peoples of North America; Indian Rights Association Digital Archive; African Research Online; Manchuria Daily News Online; Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online.
Fall 2021 Activities:
Created a 10-week library staff conversation partners program
Created and provided a pronoun program for library staff
Restructured the EDI Advisory Committee to provide more direction and better integration with departmental work. New structure relies on more task forces and fewer standing committees. Current task forces include Staff Development, and External Recruiting Partnerships. Ongoing subcommittees include Collections, and Learning Opportunities. Other work and projects will be completed by departments and stakeholders. The EDIAC will coordinate all EDI work, monitor progress on activities, and collaborate with ULAC to prioritize previously identified initiatives as well as new ideas.