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Author Hanna, Kathleen A., author

Title Diversity programming and outreach for academic libraries / Kathleen A. Hanna, Mindy M. Cooper, and Robin A. Crumrin
Published Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2011
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Description 1 online resource
Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Contents 1. Introduction to diversity in academic libraries -- 2. Creating a diversity council -- 3. Institutionalizing student involvement in library initiatives -- 4. Examples of diversity programming and outreach -- 5. Building bridges: developing the international newsroom -- 6. Sharing the wealth: other library departments and diversity initiatives -- 7. Assessing programming and outreach -- 8. Challenges and opportunities to continued diversity initiatives
Summary This book outlines issues surrounding diversity among students, faculty, and staff and how one urban university library is working to embrace and celebrate the diversity found in its building, on campus, and in the local community. This book illustrates how universities are uniquely situated to engage students in discussions about diversity and how academic libraries in particular can facilitate and ease these discussions. A Diversity Council and the projects and programs it has developed have been instrumental in this work and may serve as an inspiration and launch pad for other libraries. Di
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 5, 2015)
Subject Academic libraries.
Library outreach programs.
Multicultural services librarians.
Form Electronic book
Author Cooper, Mindy M., author
Crumrin, Robin A., author
ISBN 1780632738 (electronic bk.)
1843346354 (electronic bk.)
9781780632735 (electronic bk.)
9781843346357 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Diversity programming & outreach for academic libraries