How LGBTQIA+ Librarians Shape Libraries Today
Pride Month Free Online Symposium

The SJSU School of Information is hosting a free online symposium in celebration of Pride Month. 


I. Welcome (10 – 10:05 a.m. PDT) Dr. Anthony Chow, SJSU iSchool Director 

II. Library Services for the LGBTQIA+ Community​ (10:05 – 10:50 a.m. PDT) Shannon M. Oltmann, Ph.D. (she/her/hers), Associate Professor, School of Information Science, College of Communication and Information, University of Kentucky 

III. How LGBTQIA+ Librarians Shape Libraries Today (10:50 – 11:40 a.m. PDT) Melinda Ann Borie, Collection Development Librarian, Floyd County Library; Martin Garner (he/his), Library Director, Robert Frost Library, Amherst University; Kassian Rye Lemke (he/they), Papillion Public Library and University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Archives and Special Collections; Sophie Ziegler, Louisiana Trans Oral History Project

IV. Questions (11:45 - 11:55 a.m. PDT)

V. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT)