Attending Virtually

Zoom

The conference will be conducted synchronously using Zoom software. Registered attendees will receive links and detailed login directions in advance of the meeting.

Zoom training is available for those users that would like an orientation to the software:

Accessibility

Zoom has embedded accessibility features, including a live transcript for closed captioning, and screen reader support. Please contact deiacommittee@umich.edu to discuss accommodations as needed.

Statement of Conduct*

The Midcontinental and Midwest Chapters of MLA Conference Planning Committee are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment for all conference attendees, presenters and affiliated partners. Therefore, all conference attendees should refrain from harassing others or creating a hostile environment on the basis of age, color, race, ethnicity, national origin, genetic information, gender identity or orientation, disability, physical appearance, religion, military status or other group identity. 

If you feel uncomfortable or harassed, you witness any violations of this policy, or if you have any questions, you can contact the planning committee at: mcmwmla2020@gmail.com.

We work to ensure our events are accessible, inclusive and welcoming to all. In order to give us time to make appropriate arrangements, please make all accessibility requests to the Midcontinental/Midwest MLA DEIA Conference Planning Committee at mcmwmla2020@gmail.com

Planning Committee

Co-Chairs

Susan Swogger

Elizabeth Frakes

Sarah Jane Brown

Liz Weinfurter

DEIA Committee

Co-Chairs

Merle Rosenzweig, University of Michigan Taubman Health Sciences Library

Caroline Allen, University of Iowa Libraries

Members

Jess King, University of Nebraska Medical Center

David Brown, Membership/Diversity & Inclusion/Wyoming Coordinator,

Mid Continental Region, NNLM

Anna Liss Jacobsen, Miami University Libraries

*Acknowledgments

The Conduct and Accessibility Statements are adapted from Academic Library Association of Ohio, American Library Association’s Statement of Appropriate Conduct, Association of College & Research Libraries conference website on accessibility, Miami University OEEO Prohibition of Harassment and Discrimination MUPIM policy.