¡Presente!: Affirming Latinx Voices Within Health Sciences Library Scholarship
Journal of the Medical Library Association
Medical Library Association; University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
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Increasing diverse author representation within medical librarianship scholarship among BIPOC information professionals is an important endeavor that requires closer examination. This commentary looks to examine the ways in which the profession can support Latinx librarians and library workers in fully participating within the scholarly pipeline by exploring our unique and authentic voices, structural barriers, hesitation and fears, Whiteness in the profession and knowledge production, bias in the peer review process, lack of resources and support, and finally, a call to action.
BIPOC; Chicanx; Health sciences librarians; Hispanic; Information professions; Latinx; Library workers; Medical librarians; Representation; Scholarly pipeline
Medicine and Health Sciences
Justice, A. V.,
¡Presente!: Affirming Latinx Voices Within Health Sciences Library Scholarship.
Journal of the Medical Library Association, 109(4),
Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association; University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.