The Network supports libraries, museums, archives, galleries and other cultural and heritage organisations (as well as individuals) who are working to tackle social exclusion and towards social justice.

Libraries and Sanctuary

Published by Facet in Nov 2022, "Libraries and Sanctuary draws on John Vincent's decades of work in libraries and social exclusion to provide this guide for anyone seeking to create an inclusive and welcoming library community for new arrivals." Further details on the Facet Publishing website.
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Important post on the MuseumNext site – it concludes: “Many museums began life as an institution for the status quo; a place...

Updated list of resources on the Teen Librarian website. The list is broken down into: Young Adult/Teen; Middle Grade authors; Picture Book...

“In response to the death of George Floyd and others globally, IFLA President Christine Mackenzie and Secretary General Gerald Leitner...

The CILIP BAME Network has issued a powerful statement which includes: “We demand justice for George Floyd and for all those who...

The National Literacy Trust: “[…] have brought together a series of book lists for children and young people of all...

“The policy brief How prison libraries support rehabilitation efforts highlights that prison libraries should not operate in isolation, but work closely with...

Article by Yoti Goudas (user experience consultant) about his survey of museums and their strategies for employing and engaging with disabled...

Useful resources from the It Gets Better Project to help create inclusive spaces. “The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with...

“This research report investigates the health and wellbeing offer from public libraries in Scotland and uncovers the large scale of...

‘Opinion’ article by John Pateman, which describes recent changes to TBPL: “The Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) has transformed from a...

Subtitled “A collaborative and expanding list resources for LGBTQIA library and information workers”, this new and growing resource on Padlet...

Breaking new ground: celebrating British writers & illustrators of colour

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