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Additional Resources

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, an interdisciplinary engaged research institute at The Ohio State University, offers a free and publicly available online implicit bias module series. Though this series is tailored toward K-12 Educators, Module 1 (Understanding Implicit Bias), Module 3 (Understanding Your Own Biases), and Module 4 (Mitigating Unwanted Biases) includes content that is transferable to other areas of academia and organizations more generally.

Click here to access the Kirwan Institute Online Implicit Bias Module Series.

This publicly accessible video series begins with an introductory video that describes how biases and heuristics can influence our decision-making and behavior without us even knowing it. It is then followed by six short video lessons on the following topics.

This information was developed by Upper Midwest HERC member institutions including the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State colleges and universities, with assistance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Click here to access the Upper Midwest HERC Search Process Module

The VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab at Stanford University generates foundational research to advance women’s leadership by diagnosing barriers, developing and evaluating interventions to get beyond barriers, and disseminates research-based solutions by bridging the gap between research and practice. The lab has a collection of See Bias | Block Bias Tools that include Diagnosing Bias, Assessing Performance and Potential, Block Bias, The Redesigning, Redefining Work Videobook, and several related video resources.

Click here for Stanford University's See Bias | Block Bias Tools

There is overwhelming scientific evidence that unconscious bias may influence peer review and the evaluation and selection of candidates from graduate admissions through faculty hiring. This online unconscious bias training module, provided by the Government of Canada, explains what unconscious bias is, outlines how it can affect the peer review process, and suggests ways to mitigate the influence of unconscious bias. Though focused on peer review, this online module includes content that is transferable to other areas of academia including graduate admissions, postdoc selection, and faculty hiring.

Click here for Government of Canada Unconscious Bias Training

The Project READY  curriculum is the culmination of three years of work by a team of educators, library staff, and youth. Their site hosts a series of free, online professional development modules for school and public youth services librarians, library administrators, and others interested in improving their knowledge about race and racism, racial equity, and culturally sustaining pedagogy. The primary focus of the Project READY curriculum is on improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth.

Click here for Project READY's module on implicit bias and microaggressions