GLBTRT Resources Committee publishes two new resources

By John Mack Freeman Two new pamphlets are available from the GLBTRT Resources Committee. Here are two blurbs from the pamphlets by Jane Sandberg: Some library practices result in the exclusion of transgender patrons. However, librarians often a lack of literature and guidance in implementing more inclusive practices.  The GLBT Round Table’s Resource Committee recently […]

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New Latino/a bibliography posted in resources section

By Cat Walker The newest resource added to the GLBTRT Professional Tools page is a guide to resources in print and online about Latinos and Latinas that are also gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.  The size of the American population with Latin American heritage has grown, and recently the visibility of Latino/as in American culture […]

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GLBTRT Toolkit Development List

http://connect.ala.org/node/73681 With the recent prominence of GLBT issues in the press the need for toolkit development to serve the Round Table’s constituents has great importance. Rather than trying to have a committee produce large documents, we hope to have small groups of 2-3 people to work on smaller documents, with the aim of compiling a […]

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Toolkit to help with challenges to GLBT materials

http://www.ala.org/offices/oif/iftoolkits/glbttoolkit/glbttoolkit “Out in the Library: Materials, Displays and Services for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community,” which provides resources to help explain the importance of having inclusive collections and programs, and provides assistance if complaints arise, is now available: http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oif/iftoolkits/glbttoolkit/glbttoolkit.cfm – Martin Garnar

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