NELA 2017 Annual Conference

22nd to 24th October, 2017


22nd to 24th October, 2017 08:00 am - 09:00 pm

Website: NELA 2017 Annual Conference


Sheraton Burlington
870 Williston Rd
Burlington, VT 05403

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October 24, 2017, 9:00 am

Controlled Vocabulary & the Controversal Library of Congress Subject Heading "Illegal Aliens"


This panel session hosts Dartmouth College Librarians John DeSantis and Jill Baron, featured in the 2016 Library Journal article Library of Congress Drops Illegal Alien Subject Heading, Provokes Backlash Legislation, who will speak on this process, experience, and bring us up to date on ongoing issue. Erin Stalberg of Mount Holyoke College and ALA Council representative will speak on participation from the library community and ALA groups. Participants can expect an overview of this topic, updates on the issue of changing subject headings to reflect current practices, and what library professionals can do going forward in support of this work.

Hall: Emerald 1 Track: NETSL Type: