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Wednesday, June 9 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
I See Me - Supporting Diversity and Inclusion Networks to Build Representative Information Services

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The Canadian Agriculture Library has a long record of supporting  and working within client networks to better represent the information service needs of all employees of the Department of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada.  The department promotes and supports a number of diversity and inclusion networks and encourages all employees to participate.  Information Specialists from the Canadian Agriculture Library participate in and work closely with many of these networks.  To encourage and support participation the department provides education and training to inform employees about inclusion and diversity within government.  This presentation will focus on the outreach, learning, and relationship building between the Indigenous Network Circle (INC) and CAL to provide inclusive and representative information resources.

AAFC Diversity and Inclusion Networks:
Indigenous Network Circle (INC)
Gender and Sexual Diversity Inclusiveness Network (GSDIN)
Persons with Disabilities Network (PWDN)
Women in Science Network (WISN)
Visible Minorities Network (VMN)
Young Professionals Network (YPN)
Student Panel of Representatives for Orientation, Unity and Training (SPROUT)


Seana Collins

Head, Client Relations, Canadian Agriculture Library, Agriculture & Agri-food Canada
Seana Collins has worked as a Librarian for over twenty years with a focus on outreach and client relationship building.  Beginning with her first position with the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (CISTI) as the Outreach Publications Consultant to her current... Read More →

Wednesday June 9, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm ADT
Stream: McIntosh

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