The Outreach Committee of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
(ARSC) posts the following message.

--- ARSC WEBINAR: JANUARY 14, 2021 ---

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections invites you to join us for
its series of Continuing Education webinars.

"Critical Cataloging: Identifying and Dismantling Bias in Description"
Featuring guest speaker Treshani Perera
January 14, 2021
11:00 AM to Noon PST / 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

This program is free and open to the public.

To register: 

This program will present 30 minutes of instructional content, followed by
Q&A. Interaction is encouraged, and helps ensure this session will be
valuable and relevant to all! Please consider submitting questions ahead of

Treshani Perera will discuss her experience incorporating critical
cataloging principles as part of cataloging/metadata work, and provide
examples and strategies for prioritizing diversity, equity, inclusion, and
social justice in description. Non-catalogers and metadata librarians are
welcome to attend.

Treshani Perera is the Music and Fine Arts Cataloging Librarian at the
University of Kentucky, and serves as the Head of the Fine Arts Cataloging
Unit. Treshani provides cataloging for all formats in the Fine Arts Library,
and oversees operations related to preservation, cataloging, processing, and
special projects in the Fine Arts Library.

Please contact the Series Coordinators with any questions:
Dan Hockstein, [log in to unmask] 
Yuri Shimoda, [log in to unmask] 

The Association for Recorded Sound Collections is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to the preservation and study of sound recordings -- in all genres
of music and speech, in all formats, and from all periods. ARSC is unique in
bringing together private individuals and institutional professionals --
everyone with a serious interest in recorded sound.