The History and Evolving Acceptance of Collecting LGBT Materials in Libraries

Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Golden Gate 2
Moderator: Karen Sundheim
Speaker: Ann Symons, Symons et al
Speaker: Bleue Benton, Collections, Oak Park Public Library
Speaker: Jim Van Buskirk
Speaker: Martin Garnar, Reference Services Librarian and Professor of Library Science, Regis University

An academic librarian, a public librarian, a school librarian and a panelist with broad historical LGBT materials collection experience will discuss the past and present state of LGBT materials collection in libraries. The discussion may include availability of LGBT materials in libraries, communities’ acceptance of LGBT materials in libraries, and how LGBT materials are being defined with evolving attitudes and perceptions in America. The program will conclude with a discussion about the future of collecting LGBT materials.

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Panelist Bio Handout