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Social justice and activism in libraries : essays on diversity and change

Author: Su Epstein; Carol Smallwood; Vera Gubnitskaia
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Experienced librarians offer ideas and guidance in seeking new creative paths, working to support change in library organizations and reexamining principles that may be taken for granted. Theoretical foundations are discussed, along with practical ideas such as the creation a book groups for the intellectually disabled and partnership with social workers or advocates for employees with disabilities"--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Su Epstein; Carol Smallwood; Vera Gubnitskaia
ISBN: 9781476672038 1476672032
OCLC Number: 1049791314
Description: vii, 220 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Bringing underrepresentation to the forefront --
Part II. Establishing partnerships --
Part III. Building communities --
Part IV. Administering with diversity --
Part V. Supporting activism --
Part VI. Generating programming --
Part VII. Expanding teaching.
Responsibility: edited by Su Epstein, Carol Smallwood, and Vera Gubnitskaia ; foreword by Wanda Kay Brown.

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As an integral part of the community, libraries need to move beyond diverse collection development and social issues displays. Here, experienced librarians offer suggestions, guidance and inspiration  Read more...

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Should be used as the framework for a new curriculum in information studies; the most important contribution in a generation."" - Eino Sierpe, the Visual Library of Social Justice""Practical, timely Read more...

 
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