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OLA 2024 Conference
Conference registration is open till Friday, April 12, 2024
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More information on conference can be found on the Conference web page.



Overdue: Weeding Out Oppression in Libraries
Podcast Series, Launched 3/31/22
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Antiracism (EDIA) Committee

Season 3, Episode 1: Uplifting Youth in Library Spaces
with Aaron Whitefield

Multitalented Aaron Whitefield joins the hosts and shares insight gained from leading successful multicultural academic programs during the decade he spent working as an educator, library professional and youth development specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Aaron’s passion for uplifting youth and creating community is apparent, even while navigating systemic issues like sexism, classism, and racism. Those interested in better understanding the “unique experiences, challenges, and triumphs of living as a Black introvert in an ever-changing America” should check out his podcast, The Semi-Social Life of a Black Introvert.

Website: MU.FA.LI. - Home (
Hosts: LaRee Dominguez & Roxanne M. Renteria
Date of Interview: February 23, 2024 

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Oregon Library Association Quarterly (OLAQ)
Check out the new issue Vol. 28, No. 1!

Marketing and Outreach: Connecting to Our Communities

OLAQ is hosted by Oregon State University.

Find current issue and past archives at our new site.

Visit the new website now for information on upcoming issues, search for archived articles, and find out how you can contribute your voice to a publication dedicated to representing Oregon libraries and staff!