I am so sorry, Kate, that you have been a victim on this email list! As
you can see from everyone voting for a statement, we all want to reiterate
that the members of this list should value diversity and respect toward
I've been subjected to a lot of hate speech on Twitter (even from
librarians!), & their words & approval of destructive behaviors has been
heart-rending. Seeing people who professed in the past to value diversity
now mocking & demeaning other people is a sad time.
A statement appears to be necessary after all. :(
Thank you for suggesting and working on this Bohyun!!! We really
On Nov 14, 2016 4:45 PM, "Kate Deibel" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Unfortunately, consider yourself lucky in this regard.
> Kate Deibel, PhD | Web Applications Specialist
> Information Technology Services & Digital Strategies
> University of Washington Libraries
> "When Thor shows up, it's always deus ex machina."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Michelle Lubatti
> Sent: Monday, November 14, 2016 1:13 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Post-election statement affirming diversity from
> Is it really necessary for this list to affirm that it stands by
> diversity? I have not encountered any negativity on this email list
> myself. Are others experiencing this? I am saddened to think that others
> are experiencing hurtful or bullying comments on this email list. :(
> On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 4:07 PM, Junior Tidal <[log in to unmask]>
> > I think that's a great idea.
> > Best,
> > Junior
> > >>> "Kim, Bohyun" <[log in to unmask]> 11/14/16 4:05 PM >>>
> > Hi Code4Libbers,
> > What do you think about issuing a post-election statement on diversity
> > basically affirming that we stand by it?
> > If that _IS_ the majority opinion in Code4Lib which I am _POSITIVE_
> > that it is, then I want to hear it and I think others may well!
> > I just drafted one for LITA (to be out tomorrow hopefully). So I have
> > some wordings that I can offer as a starting point.
> > Thoughts?
> > Thanks,
> > Bohyun