Originally presented August 24, 2022

Join Kymberlee Powe to learn how to perform a diversity audit on your library collection.

Kym shares what a diversity audit is, why we should audit our collections, why the structure of the publishing industry may make it difficult to cultivate inclusivity, and most importantly, why it’s important to build collections that are diverse AND inclusive.

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