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Librarians serving diverse populations : challenges and opportunities

Author: Lori Mestre; Association of College and Research Libraries.
Publisher: Chicago : Association of College and Research Libraries, 2010.
Series: ACRL publications in librarianship, no. 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Mestre; Association of College and Research Libraries.
ISBN: 9780838985120 0838985122
OCLC Number: 470359218
Description: xviii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Who are multicultural librarians? --
Job preparation for librarians working with diverse cultures --
Hiring challenges --
The realities of this position --
Getting started --
Organization and management of multicultural services --
Staff training and library orientation programs --
Library school curriculum reform and diversity --
Next steps: how to strengthen diversity efforts --
Resources.
Series Title: ACRL publications in librarianship, no. 62.
Responsibility: by Lori Mestre.
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