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DPLA Community + Open Board Meeting
Building Diverse Collections: Promise and Pitfalls
In our Fall Community + Open Board Meeting, we’ll discuss the issues libraries face as they attempt to better understand and diversify their collections. Our panelists will address what is and isn’t working in their own libraries, including the opportunities and limitations of machine learning solutions for building more equitable and diverse collections.

We’ll also share an update on the latest DPLA work, and introduce new board members.

Panelists:
Mahasin Abuwi Aleem, Children's Collection Management Librarian and co-founder of Hijabi Librarians

Kymberlee Powe, Children and YA Consultant, Connecticut State Library

Andromeda Yelton, software engineer and librarian specializing in ​​humanistic machine learning for library data

Moderator, Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill

Oct 15, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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