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Diversity and inclusion in libraries : a call to action and strategies for success

Diversity and inclusion in libraries : a call to action and strategies for success

Author: Shannon D Jones; Beverly Murphy
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Series: Medical Library Association books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diversity and inclusion in libraries.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2019012444
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon D Jones; Beverly Murphy
ISBN: 9781538114384 1538114380 9781538114391 1538114399
OCLC Number: 1090283845
Awards: Commended for Doody's Core Titles 2020 (United States)
Commended for Doody's Core Titles 2022.
Description: xviii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From whence we came : a historical perspective / Janice M. Young and John L. Donovan --
Overview of diversity and inclusion literature and research : 1970-2017 / Xan Y. Goodman --
The changing face of librarianship / Carenado Davis and Tristan Ebron --
Implicit bias and microaggressions in library and information sciences (LIS) / Nicole A. Cooke and Miriam E. Sweeney --
Subversive librarianship as a strategy for social justice and activism / Rebecca Hankins --
Leading a diverse and inclusive library / Cristina Dominguez Ramírez --
Aligning the library's strategy with the parent organization / Gerald (Jerry) Perry, Jennifer Nichols, Cheryl Neal, Shawna Thompson, and Ping Situ --
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce / Shannon D. Jones and Beverly Murphy --
Developing cultural competency and sensitivity / Shaundra Walker --
Professional development as a growth strategy / Placedia Miller and Tanika Martin --
From recruitment to promotion : fostering the success of librarians from diverse populations / Alan R. Bailey --
Inside the mind of the African-American male librarian / Carenado Davis, Tristan Ebron, and Carl Leak --
Interpersonal relationships with minority women in leadership positions / kYmberly Keeton --
Otherness, inclusion, and libraries / Sonia Alcantara-Antoine --
An equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaint in progressive land library / An African-American Female in Middle Management --
Disability and the library workplace / Katharine "JJ" Pionke --
Say my name : transgender acceptance across campus / Amy Kautzman and Beth Lesen --
Me, an academic librarian- never" : how one diversity program paved the way for a career in the profession / Annabelle V. Nuñez and Gina Macaluso --
Creating a successful task group on diversity / Brenda Linares and Ene Belleh --
A prescription for critical consciousness, courage, and cultural humility in cross cultural communications / Kenyon Railey.
Series Title: Medical Library Association books.
Responsibility: edited by Shannon D. Jones, Beverly Murphy.


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  Read more...


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The contributions to this book highlight and deepen the conversation with new and necessary voices in sharing the achievements and experiences made by marginalized people in librarianship. It is an Read more...

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