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The Ohio State University Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries welcome you to:

IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Libraries & ArchivesAugust 6 -7, 2019
Wednesday, August 7 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Individual Presentations: A. Are You Ready for a Non-Binary Job Applicant and Co-Worker? ... B. Desiring SUVs: Masculinities, Masculine Overcompensation, and Gender Segregation... C. Practicing DEI&A intentionality in team and project work

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Individual presentations are approximately 15 minutes each. There will be time at the end for Q&A.

Individual Presentation A:  Are You Ready for a Non-Binary Job Applicant and Co-Worker? Creating a Fabulous and Welcoming Workplace for Non-Binary Employees (Mark Bieraugel)
Are you ready to interview a non-binary job candidate? How do you introduce them, and make them feel welcome during the interview, and is your workplace and HR policies reflective of your institution's inclusivity goals? In this workshop, you'l learn about non-binary gender identities, learn and practice gender neutral pronouns, and develop workplace strategies for supporting non-binary people.  

Individual Presentation B:  Desiring SUVs: Masculinities, Masculine Overcompensation, and Gender Segregation in Academic Libraries (Matthew Weirick Johnson)

Masculinity threat will be explored primarily through theories on masculinities, vertical and horizontal gender segregation, organizations and organizational culture, and masculine overcompensation. This presentation seeks to examine masculinities and masculinity threat in the academic library and to provide suggestions for future research to conduct cross-disciplinary, empirical examinations of how masculinity threat occurs in academic libraries.

Individual Presentation C: Practicing intentionality in team and project work (Rachel Vacek, Heidi Burkhardt)
As part of our library's website redesign project, we are working to intentionally espouse and elevate principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in our work to ensure they inform and accompany all stages of a project, and to be a model for other projects. Learn how we're integrating these principles into team formation, project structure, communication and assessment plans, user research, and how this work impacts the library.

Speakers
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Rachel Vacek

Head of Design and Discovery, University of Michigan
Rachel Vacek manages the Design & Discovery department that provides front-end web development, design, content strategy, user research, digital accessibility expertise, and UX strategy across the entire University of Michigan Library web presence. She has previously worked at the... Read More →
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Heidi Burkhardt

Web Project Manager & Content Strategist, University of Michigan Library
Heidi Burkhardt is Web Project Manager & Content Strategist and Associate Librarian at the University of Michigan Library. As a member of the Design & Discovery department in the Library Information Technology division, she lead efforts around the library website, as well as projects... Read More →
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Mark Bieraugel

Business Librarian, Cal Poly
Incorporating novelty into instruction. Fostering creativity and entrepreneurial thinking in the academic library through space design. Hand embroidery and weaving. Pronouns, they, them,theirs
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Matthew Weirick Johnson

Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, UCLA



Wednesday August 7, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am
Ohio Union - Cartoon Room 1 - 3rd flr