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Friday, November 3 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
Best Practices for Creating a Welcoming Environment for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals in Libraries

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The purpose of this presentation is to explore how library staff can create a welcoming environment for library users who are transgender and gender non-conforming. A particular emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of assisting these patrons in instructional settings, during reference transactions, at outreach events, as well as mentoring students and student employees. Best practices for serving this user population will be shared throughout the session.

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Holling Smith-Borne (he/him)

Director, Wilson Music Library, Vanderbilt University
Directing Libraries; music librarianship; working with transgender studentsHolling Smith-Borne has been the Director of the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at Vanderbilt University since 2006. Previously, he was the Coordinator of the music library at DePauw University in Greencastle... Read More →

Friday November 3, 2017 11:10am - 12:00pm CDT
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D