Many thanks to the team at UBC libraries and WILU 2016 for inviting me to present the keynote address at this spring’s conference. The theme of the conference was “intersections,” which resonates on many levels including the politics of identity and the politics of space. I chose to talk about the ways that librarians intersect with catalogs as texts and tools, and the work we all do to connect people to resources through networks of organization and control that are as inevitable (I think) as they are problematic. I’m posting this talk on a morning that includes news of the murder of Philando Castile on the heelsRead More →