Continuing Education Committee

Program on Gender, Sexuality, and Inclusion

December 1, 2015
Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1:00-3:00 PM

Temple’s Wellness Resource Center presents a modified interactive training on gender and sexuality inclusiveness and will review LGBTQIA terminology, assumptions, forms of oppression, resources, the role of an ally, and support techniques. The goal of this modified Safe Zone LGBTQIA Ally Program training is to foster an affirming campus environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, intersex or asexual identified students and staff.

Continuing Education Committee

Diversity in the Archives: Preserving Ephemeral Activist Culture

November 17, 2015
Paley Library Lecture Hall, 2:00 PM

Bergis Jules (University of California Riverside Libraries), Meredith Evans (Washington University in St. Louis) and Ed Summers (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities) will describe their experiences archiving and preserving tweets and social media documenting Ferguson and #BlackLivesMatter. Margery Sly and Justin Hill of Temple Libraries will discuss their experiences collecting and preserving the history of the Occupy Philadelphia movement. The panelists will discuss the challenges related to the acquisition, preservation, and accessibility of non-traditional records, such as born-digital materials and media-based materials that can easily be altered or lost. The speakers represent diverse archival, cultural, and technical backgrounds, and will share their experience collecting media and film records, human rights and government records, community-created records, and social media records. 

Continuing Education Committee

Living in a Diverse World: The Impact of Social Diversity

September 29, 2015
Paley Library Lecture Hall, 2:00-3:30 PM

An interactive workshop to explore the impact that diversity and social identity has on our daily lives, including how they inform our attitudes, behaviors, and interactions and to strategize how an inclusive campus enivronment can be created.


Continuing Education Committee

April 21, 2014

Nancy Turner, Assessment and Organizational Performance Librarian, will give a presentation on assessment within the context of library functions and services at the Libraries, with a focus on issues relating to digital collections, instruction, and librarians’ development of new skills.


Continuing Education Committee

February 20, 2014

Timothy Deliyannides, Director, Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing and Head, Information Technology at the University of Pittsburgh, spoke on issues relating to open source publishing and the changing role of the university press.