Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Committee has been charged with helping us identify and prioritize concrete actions in support of DEIA in the information community. This series of three workshop webinars — open to everyone, free of charge — represents our first step toward achieving this. Based on feedback from over 200 respondents to our recent community survey (open May 3 - June 4), the workshops will focus on metadata that supports DEIA.
Each two-hour virtual event will be held twice (9.30-11.30am ET and 8.00-10.00pm ET) to accommodate all time zones, and will follow the same format:
- Welcome and objectives for the workshop
- Small group moderated discussions
- Report back by moderators/discussion
- Wrap up and next steps
Sign up by clicking on the time slot(s) of your choice below:
- Workshop 1 (October 4): Metadata and DEIA - Keynote Speaker: To be announced. Moderators: Karim Boughida, University of Rhode Island Libraries; and Maria Stanton, Atla
- Workshop 2 (November 15): Metadata and Accessibility - Keynote Speaker: George Kerscher, DAISY Consortium. Moderators: Michael Johnson, Benetch; and Gabi Rundle, Emerald Publishing
- Workshop 3 (December 6): Metadata and Indigenous Knowledge/Non-Traditional Outputs - Keynote Speaker: To be announced. Moderators: Camille Callison, University of the Fraser Valley; and Cindy Hohl, The Kansas City Public Library
Everyone who registers for these workshops will receive sign-on instructions via email on the Friday prior to the virtual event. If you have not received your instructions by the day before an event, please contact NISO headquarters for assistance via email (email@example.com).
Links to the archived recording of the broadcast are distributed to registrants 24-48 hours following the close of the live event, and will also be shared on this page. Recordings may be downloaded from the Zoom platform for local viewing.
We use the Zoom platform for our live events. Zoom provides apps for a variety of computing devices (tablets, laptops, etc.) To view the broadcast, you will need a device that supports the Zoom app. You may also choose to listen to audio only on your phone — sign-on credentials include dial-in numbers.