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Revision Description: Updated to APA 7th style. <br /></span></p> Table of Contents https://palrap.org/ojs/palrap/article/view/291 Danielle Skaggs Copyright (c) 2023 Danielle Skaggs https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-12-11 2023-12-11 11 2 10.5195/palrap.2023.291 What Happens When DEI and A Rural Community College Collide https://palrap.org/ojs/palrap/article/view/286 <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 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-12-11 2023-12-11 11 2 4 5 10.5195/palrap.2023.286 Noteworthy: News Briefs from PA Libraries https://palrap.org/ojs/palrap/article/view/292 Jacob Gordon Copyright (c) 2023 Jacob Gordon https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-12-11 2023-12-11 11 2 17 19 10.5195/palrap.2023.292 In the PaLRaP Spotlight: Wendi Blewett https://palrap.org/ojs/palrap/article/view/290 <p>Interview with Wendi Blewett</p> Stephanie Campbell Copyright (c) 2023 Stephanie Campbell https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-12-11 2023-12-11 11 2 1 3 10.5195/palrap.2023.290 LibGuides as Outreach https://palrap.org/ojs/palrap/article/view/285 <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 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-12-11 2023-12-11 11 2 6 16 10.5195/palrap.2023.285