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LHRT Research Forum: "Unpacking Access" - Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00

  • 1.  LHRT Research Forum: "Unpacking Access" - Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00

    Posted May 22, 2023 06:31 AM

    You are cordially invited to attend the annual Research Forum sponsored by the Library History Round Table.  The theme this year is "Unpacking Access".

    The forum is online, open to all, and free.  It will be held Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern.

    Our speakers are:

    ·         Amanda Rizki (University of Virginia Library), "Carceral Fees: a History of Racism at the Circulation Desk"

    ·         Ethan Lindsay (Wichita State University Library), "Extending Library Access to Readers Across the Plains: The Early Traveling Libraries Program in Kansas"

    Register here:


    (Note: in the second, unlabelled question, please submit any topics you would like LHRT to explore in future Research Fora)

    Steven Knowlton
    Librarian for History and African American Studies
    Princeton University Library