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Diversity & Inclusivity

Last checked March-April 2024 by Monty Young & Setav Kamal, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum students.

The Basics

  • “Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Resources.” Editors Canada, 13 Apr. 2022. Visit Site
  • “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Toolkit for Journal Editors.” American Psychological Association, American Psychological Association. Visit Site
  • Cochran, Geraldine. “Guest Post: The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity.” The Scholarly Kitchen, Jun. 22, 2018. Read Article
  • “If Microaggressions Happened to White People.” Andrew Kornhaber, producer & Ryan Hunter, director. YouTube, uploaded by MTV Decoded, Jul. 22, 2015. Watch Video
  • Reiners, Bailey. “80+ Diversity in the Workplace Statistics You Should Know.” Built In, Feb. 24, 2020. Read Article
  • Thomas, Marquita. “What Is Privilege?” YouTube, uploaded by As/Is, Jul. 4, 2015. Watch Video
  • “Understanding Unconscious Bias and How It Impacts Women.” Lean In. Watch Video
  • “What is Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I)?.” McKinsey and Company. Aug. 17, 2022. Read site
  • “Workplace Diversity: Why it’s Good For Business.” BDI, Read Article

Inclusive Language

  • Kapitan, Alex. “Radical Copyeditor.” Accessed Nov. 27. 2023. Visit Site
  • “Inclusive Language Guide.” American Psychological Association (APA). Accessed Nov. 27, 2023. Visit Site
  • “Inclusive Language Guidelines 2022 Edition.” GBH. Read Report
  • Okhai, Leyla. “Why Bother with Inclusive Language?” Diverse Minds. May 12, 2020. Podcast episode on the importance of inclusive language. Listen on Spotify | Listen on the Diverse Minds podcast website
  • Trans Journalists Association. “Promoting more accurate, nuanced coverage of trans issues and communities in the media. Supporting gender-expansive journalists in their workplaces and careers.” Accessed Nov. 27, 2023. Visit Site
  • Yin, Karen. “Conscious Style Guide.” Accessed Nov. 27, 2023. Visit Site

A Deeper Dive

  • “What Are the Qualities of an Inclusive Editor, and Why It Matters – Wan-IFRA.” WAN, 7 Feb. 2022. Visit Site
  • Bakau Consulting. “Alternative Consulting Resources.” Accessed Jan. 12, 2021. 
    This Vancouver-based firm maintains a list of recommended decolonization, diversity/equity/inclusion (DEI), anti-oppression, anti-racism, and pro-LGTBQIA2S+ consultants in Canada and the U.S. so organizations can find the right fit for them. Access List
  • “Diversity & Inclusion Resources.” ACES. We believe that communication belongs to everyone, but that it often fails to adequately represent the diversity of our society. Visit Site
  • Collins, Cory. “What Is White Privilege, Really?” Teaching Tolerance, Aug. 15, 2018. Read Article
  • Collins, Stacy. “Anti-Oppression” Simmons University. Visit Site
  • “Finding Diverse Sources for Science Stories.” The Open Notebook, Jun. 22, 2020. Visit Site
  • Grey, Aysa. “The Bias of ‘Professionalism’ Standards.” Stanford Social Innovation Review. Jun. 4, 2019. Read Article
  • Horning, KT. “SLJ Diversity Course: Keynote Lecture.” School Library Journal, Jul. 21, 2016. Watch Video
  • “Kimberlé Crenshaw on Intersectionality, More than Two Decades Later.” Columbia Law School, Jun. 8, 2017. Read Article
  • Reshamwala, Saleem. “Who, Me? Biased? Check Our Bias to Wreck Our Bias.” The New York Times, Dec. 16, 2016. Watch Video
  • Thom, Kai Cheng. “I hope we choose love: notes on the application of justice.” Medium, May 5, 2018. Read Article


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