Derogatory Term Analysis in University of California’s Catalog

Using previous LCSH research on derogatory terms, we develop a strategy to identify derogatory subject items in the newly implemented consortial unified resource management system of one of the largest collections in the United States.

The event is finished.


Oct 14 2022


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm




Alpine East
Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 S W Temple St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101


  • Dana Peterman
    Dana Peterman
    Digital and Distinctive Product Manager, UCLA Library

    A consultant and liaison to a variety of teams and groups working under the strategic goals and objectives of the Associate University Librarians to establish and maximize UCLA Library-generated and hosted content and collections.

  • Sharon Shafer
    Sharon Shafer
    Head of Search & Assessment, UCLA Library

    Primarily responsible for the development and implementation of a data analysis and reporting strategy for UCLA Library. Promotes the use of metrics and information to evaluate critical factors for the success of the Library. Ensures visibility, usability, and functionality of UCLA Library resources in a needs-responsive environment.

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