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Research Guides

This list includes readings that focus on a variety of topics, but ultimately link back to Going Public's themes of open access, academic communication, and considerations of (in)equity in our work. All links redirect to the UW Libraries catalog record for the listed work. Most are available as e-books online, and several are open access (AKA, free!).

Academia & Communication

Activating the Heart: Storytelling, Knowledge Sharing, and Relationship
Edited by Julia Christensen, Christopher Cox, and Lisa Szabo-Jones

Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Decision-Making in the Age of Open Access, Maker Spaces, and the Ever-Changing Library
Edited by Peter D. Fernandez and Kelly Tilton

Circulating Communities: The Tactics and Strategies of Community Publishing
Edited by Paula Mathieu, Steve Parks, and Tiffany Rousculp

The Culture of Digital Scholarship in Academic Libraries
Edited by Robin Chin Roemer & Verletta Kern

Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities
Edited by Daniel J. Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt

On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life
Written by Sara Ahmed

Understanding Open Access: When, Why, & How to Make Your Work Openly Accessible
Written by Lexi Rubow, Rachael Shen, and Brianna Schofield

Media & Technology

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism
Written by Safiya Umoja Noble

Digitizing Race: Visual Culture of the Internet
Written by Lisa Nakamura

Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology
Edited by Jonathan Lazar and Michael Ashley Stein

The Intersectional Internet: Race, Sex, Class, and Culture Online
Edited by Safiya Umoja Noble and Brendesha M. Tynes

Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Participation
Written by Elizabeth Ellcessor

Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life
Edited by Alondra Nelson and Thuy Linh N. Tu with Alicia Headlam Hines