Summer Meeting 2021

The first all-virtual Orbis Cascade Alliance Summer Meeting took place July 13 – 15, 2021.

The theme of the 2021 Summer Meeting was Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)

Recordings and Slides

July 13, 2021

Welcome to the Orbis Cascade Alliance Summer Meeting & Valuing Diversity in our Libraries

Alternative Headings for the LCSH “Illegal aliens” in Primo

Challenging Our Biases in Hiring

Critical Conversations Over Coffee: Informal EDI Discussions at Pacific University

Leveraging OER for Educational Equity and Affordability

OCR for All: Tips, tricks and best practices

Reflecting on Publishing and its Processes to Set Goals

July 14, 2021

Bringing Outside Resources & Services In: Library Work in the Freedom Education Project Puget Sound

Community of Practice Discussion: Implementing Cataloging with a DEI Framework within the Alliance

Creating Strategic and Embedded Diversity Practices

Cross Alliance Collaboration in Service of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Ethics, the catalog, and you: How the Cataloguing Code of Ethics can inform your EDI initiatives

Foundations of DEI: A Community Conversation

Subject Headings for Social Justice

To Measure is to Know…Maybe

July 15, 2021

Accessibility & the Alliance: Working together to provide readily available shared content to everyone

Analyzing and dismantling library systems: Putting in the foundational work of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility

DEI Metrics and Emerging Practice

Incorporating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Holistically in Consortial Work

MAC Reads 2021 Becoming an Anti-Racist: One Community’s Journey

Social Equity & Student Employees

We have a UX to Grind: Sharpening Services for Library Users

Committee Members

  • Josie Ragolia, Pacific University, Chair
  • Margaret Alexander, University of Oregon
  • Shelley Carr, University of Idaho
  • Hannah Crummé, Lewis & Clark College
  • Mary Grenci, University of Oregon
  • Robert Perrett, University of Idaho