May 25, 2022

Code4Lib Journal Publishes Special Issue on Diversity in Library Technology

new special issue (#28) of Code4Lib Journal on diversity in library technology was released late yesterday and, “was developed in order to include new voices and perspectives on the journal’s practices and how they support inclusivity. Learn about the guest editorial committee.

Articles In This Issue

Finding and Supporting New Voices: Code4Lib Journal’s Issue 28 on Diversity in Library Technology
by Heidi Elaine Dowding

Feminism and the Future of Library Discovery
by Bess Sadler and Chris Bourg

How to Hack it as a Working Parent
by Jaclyn Bedoya, Margaret Heller, Christina Salazar, May Yan

But Then You Have to Make It Happen
by James Williams III and Joland-Pieta van Arnhem

Code as Code: Speculations on Diversity, Inequity, and Digital Women
by Sharon L. Comstock, Jerica Copeny, and Cynthia Landrum

Recognizing Cultural Diversity in Library Interface Development
by Nik Dragovic

User Experience is a Social Justice Issue
by Sumana Harihareswara

Transforming Knowledge Creation: An Action Framework for Library Technology Diversity
by Barbara I. Dewey

“What If I Break It?”: Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata
by Kelly Thompson

Direct to Complete Table of Contents (with Abstracts)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.