“librarianship can—and should—be seen as a human rights profession”

I earned a master’s degree in Library & Information Science (MLISc) from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. My specialization was academic and special libraries. My interests include collection management; correctional facility libraries; literacy; and museums.

I run the Twitter account @LISMinusContext and a monthly book club, Books By Women (BBW). Membership is open to anyone interested in reading and discussing books by women: Join our Goodreads group here.

Interested in purchasing personalized reading lists / recommendations, or hiring me for a library-related position, consultation, or project? View my CV here.

Valerie Brett Librarian

Photo by Emily Crawford.

Quote from Jaeger, P., Cooke, N., Feltis, C., Hamiel, M., Jardine, F., & Shilton, K. (2015). The virtuous circle revisited: Injecting diversity, inclusion, rights, justice, and equity into LIS from education to advocacy. The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, 85(2), 150-171.