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WEBINAR: Toward Community-Centred Reference

November 2, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$50.00 – $150.00
Association of Canadian Archivists Association canadienne des archivistes

This workshop considers the challenges Black researchers face when consulting with reference services in archives. Participants will learn to think critically about their positionality and their current approaches to providing access. Practical suggestions will be offered to reference archivists to help them provide services that are community-centered. This workshop includes a small group activity and discussion with time for reflection. 

In this workshop participants will:

  • Learn how to unpack how white supremacy shows up in archives
  • Learn how to identify and address oppressive practices in access and reference 
  • Learn how to minimize harm when providing reference services 

Target Audience

  • New professionals
  • Mid-career professionals
  • Late-career professionals
  • Community archivists
  • Corporate archivists
  • Government archivists
  • Museum archivists
  • University or college archivists


November 2, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$50.00 – $150.00
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Association of Canadian Archivists
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