Working Together Project. (2008) Working Together: Community-Led Libraries Toolkit https://www.vpl.ca/working-together-community-led-libraries-toolkit
Edmonton Public Library. (2014) Top five barriers to library access and recommendations for removing those barriers https://www2.epl.ca/public-files/reports/BarriersReport.pdf
Edmonton Public Library. (Revised 2017) Community-Led Service Philosophy Toolkit https://www.epl.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2015/08/EPL-Community-Led-Toolkit-Final-EXTERNAL-Web.pdf
What do we mean by community-led?
Attygalle, L. (2020). Understanding community-led approaches to community change. Tamarack Institute. https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/library/paper-understanding-community-led-approaches-community-change-lisa-attygalle
Why does community-led library work matter?
Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S. ., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. (2020). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part One Foundational Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (94). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl62
Bussmann, J., Altamirano, I., Hansen, S., Johnson, N., & Keer, G. (2020). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Two Intermediate Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (95). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl2570
Bussmann, J. D., Altamirano, I. M., Hansen, S., Johnson, N. E., & Keer, G. (2021). Science Librarianship and Social Justice: Part Three: Advanced Concepts. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (97). https://doi.org/10.29173/istl2601
Coward, C., McClay, C., Garrido, M. (2018). Public libraries as platforms for civic engagement. Seattle: Technology &Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School. https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/bitstream/handle/1773/41877/CivLib.pdf
Gibson, A.N., Chancellor, R.L., Cooke, N.A., Park Dahlen, S., Lee, S.A. & Shorish, Y.L. (2017), Libraries on the frontlines: neutrality and social justice. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Vol. 36 No. 8, pp. 751-766. https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/EDI-11-2016-0100/full/html
Schulman, S. (2016). Redefining the Politics of Inclusion with George and Dustin. The Journal of Design Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1. Fall 2016, pp. 50-55. https://files.inwithforward.com/app/uploads/2017/05/26164215/The-Journal-of-Design-Strategies-Volume-8_p49-55.pdf
How do we engage in community-led work?
Caspe, M. & Lopez, M.E. (2018). Preparing the next generation of librarians for family and community engagement. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 59(4), 157-178. https://doi.org/10.3138/jelis.59.4.2018-0021
Dowd, R. (2018) The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness. Advice for managers and leaders from the director of a shelter. American Libraries, Volume 49, Issue 6. https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2018/06/01/librarians-guide-homelessness/
Dowd, R. (2018) The Librarians Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone. https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/librarians-guide-homelessness-empathy-driven-approach-solving-problems-preventing-conflict
Falkenburger, E., Arena, O. & Wolin, J. (2018). Trauma-Informed Community Building and Engagement. The Urban Institute. https://www.urban.org/sites/default/files/publication/98296/trauma-informed_community_building_and_engagement.pdf
Monteros, E., Enimil P., & Enimil, S., (2020). “Chapter 2: Designing a Collaborative DEI Strategy for Library Staff,” In Christopher Bombaro (Eds). Diversity and Inclusion in Action. Atlanta, GA: American Library Association Editions. https://kb.osu.edu/handle/1811/92067
Robinson, O. (2019) How Canada’s largest library system is removing barriers and advancing inclusion. Rabble.ca. https://rabble.ca/news/2019/08/how-canadas-largest-library-system-removing-barriers-and-advancing-inclusion
SFU – CERi. Community Resource Handbook. A guide to community-engaged research. First Edition. 2021. https://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/ceri/images/Archive/Publications/Community%20Resource%20Handbook_SFU%20CERi.pdf
Stevenson, S. (2020) Community-Led Librarianship Demands an Asset-Based Community Development Approach. ALISE 2020 Proceedings. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/108812
Surette, S. (2013). The challenge of evaluating community-led work. Feliciter, 59(5), 13-14.
Community Development Days 2022 – Resources
Speakers’ contact information:
- Jorge Cardenas – [email protected]
- Ann Johannes – [email protected]
- Leila Meshgini – [email protected]
- Emily Guerrero – [email protected]
- Ravi Basi – [email protected]
- Saara Itkonen – [email protected]
- Ariel Caldwell – [email protected]
- Beth Davies – [email protected]
Below are the resources shared or referenced by presenters during the 2022 Community Development Days.
Session Two – EDI and Anti-Racism in Libraries
- Emily Guerrero’s presentation – Anti-Racism in Action.
Session Three – No-Nonsense Tips for Community Outreach: Connecting with Multicultural and Rural Communities
- Ravi Basi’s presentation – No-Nonsense Tips for Community Outreach: Connecting with Multicultural Communities.