ACRL 2013: Questioning Authority: Standard Three and the Critical Classroom

Notes, tweets, and links. Be patient, it's my first Storify. As @mauraweb pointed out, "authority" was a buzzword of a number of sessions I attended #ACRL2013--other sessions that dealt with similar themes were #diylib, #acrl13femped, and of course, @henryrollins' keynote. I'm sure there's more!

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  1. What is the nature of authority in the library? Embedded systems of power exist that need to be questioned. 
  2. The use of "authoritative" sources begs question, "whose authority"?
  3. Liberate LCSH: Empowering Non-Catalogers to Improve Catalog Access Points

    Jenna Freedman

    slides:  http://lowereastsidelibrarian.info/talks/2013/acrl 

  4. Examining standards - who decides on LCSH? How do they decide? What impact do their decisions have on access to information?

    Subject Authority Cooperative Program (SACO)
  5. Crash course on submitting your own LCSH
  6. Final thoughts
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