Equality, Understanding, Listening, Kindness and Acceptance
Find out more about the University of Lincoln's commitment to tackling inequality, prejudice and discrimination:
"Intersectionality is a fundamental belief that an individual’s class, race, sexual identity and all other factors are mutually important in their life experience and these identities cannot be isolated from one another. The GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) sector can use intersectionality to ensure that all people are included in the conversation and represented, to expand the narrow visitor base in an ethical and sensitive way". (Jass Thethi, 2020)
Historically, white, male, middle- and upper-class voices of the Global North have been privileged in publishing.
The aim of this guide is for you to:
We would like to focus on ensuring that many voices and perspectives are heard by buying materials created by, and about, marginalised people. This can be in relation to race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation and socioeconomic class. We will be taking an intersectional approach which considers the many parts of a person's identity.
We would like YOU to highlight texts that will help us diversify our collections and be more representative of marginalised voices.
Have your say and recommend a book purchase or click on the image above to link to the form.
The Library welcomes your suggestions for books and other materials to make your Library more diverse. Resources can be:
Suggestions for resources for general interest can be made anonymously if you prefer.