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Title:Race and Ethnicity in Classification Systems: Teaching Knowledge Organization from a Social Justice Perspective
Author(s):Adler, Melissa; Harper, Lindsey M.
Subject(s):Libraries
Information science
Library and information science
Diversity
Race
Ethnicity
Classification systems
Abstract:Classification and the organization of information are directly connected to issues surrounding social justice, diversity, and inclusion. This paper is written from the standpoint that political and epistemological aspects of knowledge organization are fundamental to research and practice and suggests ways to integrate social justice and diversity issues into courses on the organization of information.
Issue Date:2018
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info:Adler, Melissa & Harper, Lindsey M."Race and Ethnicity in Classification Systems: Teaching Knowledge Organization from a Social Justice Perspective." Library Trends, vol. 67 no. 1, 2018, pp. 52-73. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/lib.2018.0025
Series/Report:Library Trends 67 (1). Summer 2018
Genre:Article
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/101936
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2018.0025
Rights Information:Copyright 2018 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2018-11-14
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