NNLM is dedicated to providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all people, regardless of background or identity. As such, we expect respectful interactions with presenters and symposium participants. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on characteristics that include, but are not limited to gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, citizenship, nationality, ethnic or social origin, pregnancy, familial status, veteran status, genetic information, religion or belief (or lack thereof), membership of a national minority, property, age, education, socio-economic status, and experience level. Everyone has the right to professional interaction without fear, intimidation, belittlement, or microaggressions.
Everyone who participates in NNLM activities is expected to adhere to this Code of Conduct. It applies to all spaces of NNLM including the online symposium webinars, roundtables, and presentations, email, online forums, and evaluation instruments. By registering for and/or participating in NNLM environments, you agree to abide by this code of conduct.
In order to foster a positive and professional learning environment we encourage the following kinds of behaviors in all NNLM events and platforms:
Participants who are asked to stop any inappropriate behavior are expected to comply immediately.
Violations of the NNLM Code of Conduct may be reported to the class instructor, to the NNLM Training Office (firstname.lastname@example.org). Instructors may temporarily suspend students from a course pending incident resolution.
Violations by a attendees may result in:
Violations by NNLM staff will be handled by the relevant supervising institution. For assistance in resolving disputes or handling incidents, any involved party may request a review by an ad hoc team consisting of a representative from the NLM Office of Engagement and Training, a representative from the NNLM Cultural Humility Advisory Team, the NNLM Training Office, the Associate Director of the staff’s NNLM Region or Office, and the staff member and will respond within 2 business days.