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From iBlog

iBlog is IASSIST’s own blog. Entries on various topics are written by our members.

How Different Countries View Race

By Anti-Racism Resources Interest Group on March 11, 2023

The Black Lives Matter and indigenous rights movements, as well as international migration in recent years, have caused many organisations, including IASSIST, to re-examine their own understanding and knowledge, processes and practices. It also made IASSIST members feel compelled to collect materials that can help everyone recognise, acknowledge, and combat implicit racial bias. The goals of the Anti-Racism Resources Interest Group are to gather these resources and together with IASSIST’s Professional Development Committee organise webinars on related topics.

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Data Literacy Mini-Conference

By Leah Morin, Molly Lederman, Terence O'Neill on January 31, 2023

The Data Literacy Mini-Conference, generously sponsored by the Michigan Academic Library Association Instruction & Information Literacy Interest Group and IASSIST, took place Monday, October 24 at Michigan State University Libraries in East Lansing, Michigan. Forty attendees from a variety of small and large libraries enjoyed a keynote address about a hip-hop epistemology of knowledge in LIS. Next, attendees participated in a speed networking experience that randomly shuffled table groups until participants met just about everyone in the room.

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Editor's Notes: We talk data. We do data.

By IQ Editor on December 2, 2022

Welcome to the third issue of IASSIST Quarterly for the year 2022 - (IQ vol. 46(3) 2022) . In Denmark we sometimes retrieve an old quote from a member of the Danish Parliament: ‘If those are the facts, then I deny the facts’. We have laughed at that for more than a hundred years, but now fact denial is apparently the new normal in many places. And we are not amused.

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Editor's Notes: Deposit data - including qualitative data - and support students in obtaining the skills for data-driven research

By IQ Editor on October 2, 2022

Welcome to the second issue of IASSIST Quarterly for the year 2022 - (IQ vol. 46(2) 2022) . At last - a really real conference took place. I am of course referring to the IASSIST 2022 conference in June in Göteborg, Sweden. Many IASSISTers saw each other after a long time. That is typical for yearly conferences, but this was the first since 2019, after delays from Covid-19 in 2020 and 2021.

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