Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries

Written By Kathleen Hanna
Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 June 2011
  • ISBN : 1780632738
  • Pages : 194 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries written by Kathleen Hanna which was release on 24 June 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This book outlines issues surrounding diversity among students, faculty, and staff and how one urban university library is working to embrace and celebrate the diversity found in its building, on campus, and in the local community. This book illustrates how universities are uniquely situated to engage students in discussions about diversity and how academic libraries in particular can facilitate and ease these discussions. A Diversity Council and the projects and programs it has developed have been instrumental in this work and may serve as an inspiration and launch pad for other libraries. Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries details anecdotal experiences, and provides practical suggestions for developing diversity programs and forming collaborations with other campus units, regardless of size, staff, or focus of the academic library. Written by three academic librarians currently active in university level diversity initiatives Provides real-world examples of diversity programming and events for academic libraries Indicates how to find commonalities in the range of diversity issues at universities internationally

Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries

Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kathleen Hanna,Mindy Cooper,Robin Crumrin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-24
  • Total pages : 194
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : This book outlines issues surrounding diversity among students, faculty, and staff and how one urban university library is working to embrace and celebrate the diversity found in its building, on campus, and in the local community. This book illustrates how universities are uniquely situated to engage students in discussions about ...

Library Programming Made Easy

Library Programming Made Easy
  • Author : Michelle Demeter,Haley K. Holmes
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-04-30
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : This book provides in-depth practical advice and examples of public and academic library programming activities. Included in this volume are methods for identifying target audiences, activities and ways to find and generate even more ideas, tools for assessment and budgeting, and tips on planning programs from inception to execution....

Outreach for Music Librarians

Outreach for Music Librarians
  • Author : Scott Stone
  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Total pages : 171
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Many music librarians are tasked with reaching out to their primary user groups, but don’t know how to start this process, or need new ideas to spur them forward. Outreach for Music Librarians is a manual designed to provide immediate, practical help in the planning, implementation, and assessment of ...

Advocacy Outreach and the Nation s Academic Libraries

Advocacy  Outreach  and the Nation s Academic Libraries
  • Author : William C. Welburn,Janice Welburn,Beth McNeil
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Download or read online Advocacy Outreach and the Nation s Academic Libraries written by William C. Welburn,Janice Welburn,Beth McNeil, published by Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr which was released on 2010. Get Advocacy Outreach and the Nation s Academic Libraries Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Gender Issues and the Library

Gender Issues and the Library
  • Author : Carol Smallwood,Lura Sanborn
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-11-06
  • Total pages : 233
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : “Gender issues have expanded in recent years and become increasingly nuanced. Therefore, this collection of essays on gender studies resources, services and research from the librarianship perspective are especially welcome. While the focus remains feminist, masculinity and other gender identities are explored through meaningful processes. Chapters include both “traditional” aspects ...

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Making Library Websites Accessible
  • Author : Laura Francabandera
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-05-25
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : This book will cover the basics of accessibility, foundational ethics and the current accessibility laws and regulations. It details the types of disabilities and challenges that patrons may face when accessing online information and can serve as an essential resource for testing any library website for accessibility....

International Students and Academic Libraries

International Students and Academic Libraries
  • Author : Pamela A. Jackson,Patrick Sullivan
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : The case studies describe projects that support the success of international students studying at academic institutions, and provide examples of strategies for librarians to encourage library use among international students and increase international student success....

Library Services for Multicultural Patrons

Library Services for Multicultural Patrons
  • Author : Carol Smallwood,Kim Becnel
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-12
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Increasingly, libraries are struggling to deal with a growing diversity in the cultural background of their patrons. Problems arising from this cultural diversity afflict all library types—school, public and academic. Library Services for Multicultural Patrons is by and for all libraries that are striving to provide multicultural services to ...

Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries

Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Peggy Keeran,Carrie Forbes
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-09-22
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Successful Campus Outreach for Academic Libraries: Building Community Through Collaboration brings together a variety of ways academic libraries engage with communities. This edited volume is a resource for discovering new programming ideas and principles of effective marketing, and it will aid strategic thinking about outreach activities....

Global Evolution

Global Evolution
  • Author : Kaetrena D. Davis
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Download or read online Global Evolution written by Kaetrena D. Davis, published by Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr which was released on 2007. Get Global Evolution Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries

Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries
  • Author : Carrie Forbes, Associate Dean for Student and Scholar Services, University of Denver Libraries,Jennifer Bowers
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-12-05
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Rethinking Reference for Academic Libraries: Innovative Developments and Future Trends, containing five sections and fourteen chapters, reviews the current state of reference services in academic libraries with an emphasis on innovative developments and future trends. The main theme that runs through the book is the urgent need for inventive, imaginative, ...

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kelly Blessinger,Paul Hrycaj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-11
  • Total pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: ...

Recruitment Development and Retention of Information Professionals Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management

Recruitment  Development  and Retention of Information Professionals  Trends in Human Resources and Knowledge Management
  • Author : Pankl, Elisabeth,Theiss-White, Danielle,Bushing, Mary C.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2010-02-28
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : "This book offers disparate yet important perspectives of various information professionals pertaining to recruitment, retention and career development of individuals within organizations"--Provided by publisher....

Librarians Serving Diverse Populations

Librarians Serving Diverse Populations
  • Author : Lori Mestre
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : A qualitative and quantitative assessment and research study of the paths and experiences of librarians whose duties include serving diverse cultures. Through surveys, interviews, and evaluation of documents, the author explores issues and challenges raised by the results of the research study. Mestre provides recommendations for improvements to curricula and ...

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries

Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries
  • Author : Shannon D. Jones,Beverly Murphy
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-07-24
  • Total pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1780632738
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Summary : This book explores some of the challenges that libraries and librarians face due to diversity and inclusion issues among library staff, as well as the patrons that they serve. Its goal is to increase awareness of and sensitivity to the social, cultural, and educational needs of everyone involved....