24 Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
Departments, units, working groups, committees, branch libraries, or individuals across the Libraries
are all encouraged to plan, deliver, or host workshops, programs, presentations, etc. when relevant to
their charge. Inclusive Excellence is a charge across the libraries.
First Year Intergroup Dialog
Individual faculty librarians in subject or functional positions
Individual libraries
Libraries’ subject specialists, Libraries’ Staff Affairs Committee, university Disability Support Services,
university LGBT Equity Center, university Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), other library
divisions/departments
Library administration (2 responses)
Library administration/supervisors provide training on diversity topics within their own libraries or
departments. The Libraries’ Diversity Resident is a liaison to campus groups and has brought several
programs to the libraries.
Library arranges with central HR staff to plan and deliver presentations.
Library divisions often work with the Human Resources and Diversity Programs offices to plan and
deliver events for “months” that focus on ethnic or religious communities.
Library senior leadership is also helping to plan and sometimes deliver. University’s chief diversity
officer is helping with both planning and delivery.
Library staff who are part of Change Makers—a program managed by the Women’s Center to create a
more inclusive environment.
Multiple people have planned, delivered, and/or collaborated with various university entities to offer
presentations/programs/workshops/exhibits that support diversity and inclusion.
Presenters and webinars are identified and brought to library by HR & Diversity Committee. Equity
Advisor provides training for search committees.
Since diversity and inclusion goals are written at the divisional, unit, and individual level each year,
many units across the library engage in diversity program planning and implementation.
Some programs have been arranged by our Libraries Assembly (an internal organization that serves
all Libraries staff to promote communication and exchange, as well as on an advisory capacity for
the Libraries administration). Other programs have been more independently created by individual
librarians and library staff members, often in collaboration with other units on campus. There was also
a leadership diversity/inclusion workshop last year that was proposed by a former employee who was
the diversity resident librarian.
Special collections and museum staff plan a lot of diversity related events and exhibitions. They also
collaborate on digital humanities and digital scholarship initiatives.
Staff and faculty are empowered to be involved in providing programs and presentations.
Staff development committee, as well as other staff, have planned and delivered workshops for staff
development purposes.
Subject specialists
The International and Area Studies Library and the Undergraduate Library also plan and deliver
workshops and training for library staff.
The Leadership Team (comprised of university librarian, associate directors, and team leaders)
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