Georgia Tech Library Creates Black Lives Matter Reading Room
From the Georgia Tech Library:
The Library aspires to be an organization that embraces diversity in all of its forms while supporting the research and learning functions of the Institute. To that end, we recommit ourselves to providing access to popular and academic materials centered on social justice, racial and ethnic histories in the United States, and LGBTQ+ stories, among other interconnected issues. We will also provide fictive works created by or concerning people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and displaced or marginalized people. Popular books, movies, and music are windows into the full reality of the multicultural world and mirrors of an individual’s experience. It is our duty to furnish both.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.