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Beilharz, R. (2023). Diversity audits and catalogue records. Synergy, 21(2). Retrieved from https://slav.vic.edu.au/index.php/Synergy/article/view/722


This article explores the value and the challenges of undertaking a diversity audit of a school’s collection.

Diversity audits are critical for ensuring that library collections represent a wide range of perspectives and voices. However, traditional school library catalogue data, like School Catalogue Information Service (SCIS), are not often used in these audits. While these catalogues have some limitations, they can still be valuable for initial collection assessments. As we strive for more diverse libraries, we must consider how these catalogues can be updated and better utilised for the future.

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