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Sexual harassment in the library: understanding experiences and taking action

Citation

Barr-Walker, Jill et al. (2019), Sexual harassment in the library: understanding experiences and taking action, v4, UC San Francisco, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.7272/Q6T43R78

Abstract

Sexual harassment in libraries exists, but it has not been comprehensively studied. In the wake of the #MeToo movement and shared anecdotal experiences, library staff members at the University of California, San Francisco were empowered to address this issue in our library. This paper will present the results of our survey of sexual harassment experiences of our staff and, in an effort to encourage other academic library workers to spearhead similar efforts in their own environments, will document our process of developing anti-sexual harassment efforts in our library.

Usage Notes

Appendix 1. Survey instrument. 

Appendix 2. Summary report of survey results.