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Revision Description: Updated to APA 7th style. <br /></span></p> (Kate Cummings and Roseanne Perkins) (OJS Technical Support) Mon, 11 Dec 2023 16:45:55 -0500 OJS 60 Noteworthy: News Briefs from PA Libraries Jacob Gordon Copyright (c) 2023 Jacob Gordon Mon, 11 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0500 In the PaLRaP Spotlight: Wendi Blewett <p>Interview with Wendi Blewett</p> Stephanie Campbell Copyright (c) 2023 Stephanie Campbell Mon, 11 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0500 LibGuides as Outreach <p>In the fall of 2022, the authors created a series of three LibGuides for the Ezra Lehman Memorial Library about LGBTQ+, disabled, and Indigenous communities. These LibGuides served both as resources for academic research and as outreach tools to the communities represented in the guides. In this paper, we discuss the creation process behind these guides, how these guides were used as outreach tools, and the collaborative programming which resulted from the creation of these guides. In addition, we discuss ways in which our LibGuides outreach efforts can be framed within larger discussions about the role of outreach in libraries and the ways in which other libraries can use LibGuides as outreach.</p> James Sterner, Heather Glasby Copyright (c) 2023 James Sterner, Heather Glasby Mon, 11 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0500 Table of Contents Danielle Skaggs Copyright (c) 2023 Danielle Skaggs Mon, 11 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0500 What Happens When DEI and A Rural Community College Collide <p>When one talks of diversity, images of large, multicultural cities come to mind, not small-town, rural America. And yet, Butler County Community College (BC3) which is located in the very definition of rural America, has changed this mindset over the last couple of years through the library’s programs on topics related to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). BC3 has brought the world to its corner of America and this&nbsp;initiative has been greeted with both positive feedback and support.&nbsp;&nbsp;The successful implementation of DEI programs at BC3’s campus is a testament that the topic of DEI should not be regarded&nbsp;as polemical but rather, one that can foster a willingness to step outside of one’s comfort learning zone.&nbsp;</p> Julia Tulba Copyright (c) 2023 Julia Tulba Mon, 11 Dec 2023 00:00:00 -0500