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Diversity and inclusion in libraries : a call to action and strategies for success / edited by Shannon D. Jones, Beverly Murphy.
Title:
Diversity and inclusion in libraries : a call to action and strategies for success / edited by Shannon D. Jones, Beverly Murphy.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield, [2019]
Publication Date:
2019
ISBN:
9781538114384

9781538114391
Series:
Medical Library Association Books
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
From whence we came : a historical perspective / Overview of diversity and inclusion literature and research : 1970-2017 / The changing face of librarianship / Implicit bias and microaggressions in library and information sciences (LIS) / Subversive librarianship as a strategy for social justice and activism / Leading a diverse and inclusive library / Aligning the library's strategy with the parent organization / Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce / Developing cultural competency and sensitivity / Professional development as a growth strategy / From recruitment to promotion : fostering the success of librarians from diverse populations / Inside the mind of the African-American male librarian / Interpersonal relationships with minority women in leadership positions / Otherness, inclusion, and libraries / An equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint in progressive land library / Disability and the library workplace / Say my name : transgender acceptance across campus / Me, an academic librarian- never" : how one diversity program paved the way for a career in the profession / Creating a successful task group on diversity / A prescription for critical consciousness, courage, and cultural humility in cross cultural communications
Abstract:
"The news and scholarly literature are replete with stories and articles describing the challenges that diverse individuals face in their local communities and workplaces. Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success is arranged in three parts: "Why Diversity and Inclusion Matter," "Equipping the Library Staff," and "Voices from the Field." The book tackles these issues head on. Offering best practices strategies tempered by experiences and wisdom, this book will help libraries realize a high level of inclusion"--Back cover
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
volume
Language:
English
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