Thought Processes Behind Implementing Indigenous Subject Headings in your Local Catalogue
presentationposted on 13.09.2021, 17:39 by Trina GroverTrina Grover, Kelly Buehler
Since the TRC released its Calls to Action, some Canadian libraries have begun the process of replacing biased, outdated, and offensive subject headings. How do we reconcile our colonial, standards-based cataloguing system with terminology that is respectful and reflective of Indigenous worldviews? Presenters discuss thought processes, challenges, and implementation.