Re: Revised draft ASERL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Survey
From: Russell,Judith (jcrussellufl.edu)
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2018 09:10:27 -0800 (PST)
Ok with me

Judy 

Judith C. Russell
jcrussell [at] ufl.edu 
352-273-2505 (work)
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> On Dec 7, 2018, at 4:27 PM, John Burger <jburger [at] aserl.org> wrote:
> 
> Checking in on this -- I have not received replies / comments on this revised 
> draft (text pasted below).  Is it good to go?  I'm hoping to run it by the 
> Coordinators Working Group one last time before we post it to the ASERL-Deans 
> list next Friday.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --jeb
> 
> John Burger, Executive Director
> Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)
> c/o Robert W. Woodruff Library
> 540 Asbury Circle, Suite 316
> Atlanta, GA  30322
> 
> 404-727-0137
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Burger 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 1:12 PM
> To: Email list for ASERL's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. 
> <aserl-diversity-inclusion [at] aserl-lists.org>
> Subject: Revised draft ASERL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Survey
> 
> Dear DEI Committee Members:
> 
> Here's the revised text of the survey, based on the feedback I heard from the 
> group last week in Atlanta.  Please review & comment.  Have I missed 
> anything?  
> I would like to send this to the Diversity Coordinators Working Group for 
> their on Friday or Monday, so the final version can be distributed to ASERL 
> Deans by December 15 as we had announced.
> _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 
> 
> INTRODUCTION
> ASERL members believe that when libraries tap into the wisdom of a workforce 
> that reflects the populations we serve, we are better able to understand and 
> meet the needs of the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and researchers we 
> serve. ASERL members further believe we must make our workplaces, 
> collections, and services more inclusive. ASERL libraries commit to make 
> every employee feel welcomed and motivated to work optimally in service to 
> our users and communities. We affirm that we achieve more together because of 
> our differences, not despite them.  
> 
> We seek one reply per institution to the following, with sign-off by the 
> library dean/director to ensure it reflects her/his desired priorities.
> 
> QUESTIONS
> Q1. What kind(s) of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programming have 
> you found to be successful in your library/campus?  Please describe briefly.  
> 
> 
> Q2. Please select the top 5 DEI-related issues that your library is facing.  
> (NB:  These answers will display in random order for survey takers, except 
> for the "other" option at the end of the list.) 
>      *   Retaining a diverse workforce
>      *   Attracting / Recruiting a diverse workforce
>      *   Ensuring accessibility for diverse populations
>      *   Creating sensitive descriptions for archival collections, exhibits, 
> etc
>      *   Providing training to foster a culturally competent workforce
>      *   Creating leadership opportunities for mid-career staff/librarians
>      *   Creating public programming/outreach for Diversity, Equity, and 
> Inclusion issues
>      *   Developing collections for diverse communities of users
>      *   Providing welcoming environments / safe spaces for diverse 
> communities
>      *   Other (please specify)
> 
> Q3. How would you like ASERL to address your top issues as a consortium?  
> What DEI initiatives would you like to see moved to the ASERL level? 
> 
> Q4. What local, regional, or national programs should ASERL consider for 
> potential partnerships? 
> 
> Q5. Your name
> Q6. Your Institution
> Q7. Your email address 
> 
> _ _ _ _ _ _ 
> 
> Thanks for your feedback!
> 
> --jeb
> 
> John Burger, Executive Director
> Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) c/o Robert W. Woodruff 
> Library
> 540 Asbury Circle, Suite 316
> Atlanta, GA  30322
> 
> 404-727-0137
> 
> 
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