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Achieving diversity : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians

Author: Barbara I Dewey; Loretta Parham
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2006.
Series: How-to-do-it manuals for libraries, no. 140.
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Explores how librarians can ensure that their services, staff, and collections truly reflect the multicultural society. This book covers: strategic planning; recruiting and retaining minorities;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Achieving diversity.
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)607799318
Online version:
Achieving diversity.
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2006
(OCoLC)607876135
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara I Dewey; Loretta Parham
ISBN: 1555705545 9781555705541
OCLC Number: 63703792
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Assessing your library's diversity and organizational climate / by Jane Williams --
Make diversity a goal through strategic planning / by Rhea Ballard-Thrower and Grace M. Mills --
Best practices for placing diversity at the center of your library / by Tracie D. Hall --
Practical strategies for building a library diversity program / by Molly Royse --
Diversity in libraries : a Canadian perspective / by Ganga B. Dakshinamurti --
Creating a diverse library staff / by Hannelore B. Rader --
Fostering diversity in recruitment, staffing, and retention / by Emma Bradford Perry --
Diversity and recruiting practices : how LIS schools and practitioners work together / by Jametoria Burton and W. Michael Havener --
Diversity and research libraries : the CIRLA Fellows Program / by Irene M. Hoffman --
Reaching high school students : sowing the seeds of librarianship / by Jessica Kayongo, LeRoy LaFleur, and Ira Revels --
Diversity and the digital divide at an HBCU : the University of Maryland Eastern Shore / by Sharon D. Brooks [and others] --
Developing approaches for working with diverse user populations / by Deloice G. Holliday --
Tips and practices for quality library user services in a diverse environment / by Justina O. Osa --
Making peer research advisors a reality at NCSU Libraries / by Laura Blessing, Karen M. Brown Letarte, and Amy VanScoy --
Special collections as an integral part of a library's diversity initiative / by Tomaro I. Taylor and Lorel K. Reinstrom --
The past is never dead, it's not even past : the role of the Department of Archives and Special Collections during the "Open Doors" commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of integration at the University of Mississippi / by Jennifer Aronson and Jennifer Ford --
The HBCU Library Alliance and SOLINET : partners in inclusion / by Loretta Parham, Janice R. Franklin, and Kate Nevins --
The Diversity Librarians' Network / by Kawanna Bright, Jayati Chaudhuri, and Maud Mundava --
Final thoughts on diversity in libraries / by Loretta Parham --
Celebrating diversity in libraries : a selected bibliography / by Molly Royse --
Samples of successful diversity documents.
Series Title: How-to-do-it manuals for libraries, no. 140.
Responsibility: edited by Barbara I. Dewey, Loretta Parham.
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