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ACRL Funds 2013 Spectrum Scholar Jessica Bastian

September 25th, 2013 · Comments Off · Diversity

As part of our commitment to furthering diversity in librarianship, ACRL is supporting Jessica Bastian as its 2013-14 Spectrum Scholar. Bastian attends the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to entering library school, Bastian worked as access services coordinator at the Bradley University Cullom-Davis Library and […]

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Academic Librarians of Color Research Survey

July 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · Diversity, Publications

Note: Please consider participating in the survey described below for a chapter in a forthcoming ACRL book if appropriate. Are you a librarian of color? Do you work in an academic library in the United States? If so, please add your voice by filling out a questionnaire for a study on the self-perceptions of professional […]

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Mentors Needed for Spectrum Scholars

May 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Diversity, Leadership

Are you interested in developing the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce? Then consider mentoring an ALA Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program. The program links participating library school students and new librarians, who are of American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other […]

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New Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries

October 31st, 2012 · Comments Off · Diversity, Standards and Guidelines

The ACRL Board of Directors has approved new “Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries.” Developed by the ACRL Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee, the standards emphasize the need and obligation for academic and research libraries to serve, and advocate for, racial and ethnically diverse constituencies. “Higher education institutions thrive when the campus community is […]

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ACRL Funds 2012 Spectrum Scholar Charlotte King

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · ALA, Diversity

As part of our commitment to furthering diversity in librarianship, ACRL is supporting Charlotte King as its 2012-2013 Spectrum Scholar. King will attend the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science. Prior to entering library school, King had a career dedicated to under served communities. She worked at the Illinois Humanities Council, […]

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ALA “Empowering Diverse Voices” Video Series

June 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · ALA, Diversity

The diverse paths to leadership in the profession are highlighted in a new “Empowering Diverse Voices” leadership video series, available on the American Library Association’s YouTube Channel.  The video series was developed as part of 2011-2012 ALA President Molly Raphael’s “Empowering Diverse Voices” diversity leadership initiative. The “Empowering Diverse Voices” leadership video series features more […]

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OFD Courses on Recruitment and Value of Diversity

March 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · ALA, Diversity

The ALA Office for Diversity will introduce two new courses to the Diversity Leadership Online series, beginning April 18, 2012. This ongoing webinar series provides the foundation for a culture of responsible diversity leadership within the profession. Diversity Leadership Online will include: 1.      April 18:   The Diversity Conversation: Why You Need to Have It […]

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E.J. Josey Spectrum Committee Seeks Mentors

January 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Diversity, Leadership

What’s it About? If you are interested in developing the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce, consider mentoring a Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E.J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program.  The goal of the program is to link participating library school students and newly graduated librarians, who are of American […]

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2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Proposals Due Oct. 1

September 16th, 2011 · Comments Off · ALA, Diversity

The Steering Committee of the 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) has extended the open call for program proposals for the conference scheduled for Sept. 19-23, 2012 in Kansas City.  Proposals are now due by Oct. 1, 2011.  The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color: Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories and Embracing Communities is […]

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E. J. Josey Spectrum Committee Seeks Mentors

September 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Committees, Diversity

What’s it About? If you are interested in developing the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce, consider mentoring a Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program.  The goal of the program is to link participating library school students and newly graduated librarians, who are of […]

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