Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success

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.

This book tackles these issues head on and should appeal to a broad audience interested in diversity as it relates to libraries and librarianship, including professional librarians and paraprofessional library staff. Offering best practices strategies tempered by experiences and wisdom, this book will help libraries realize a high level of inclusion.

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 210
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Librarians Around the World

lawIn February 2017, the New Professionals Section of the Library Association of Latvia started a project “Librarians Around the World”. Where librarians were asked to take part in adventure and to write about themselves, their libraries, library system, education opportunities, library related organization, etc. There were many responses received from all over the world. 46 librarians from 27 countries applied: Armenia, Bangladesh, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherland, Nigeria, Philippines, Qatar, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America, India, Myanmar, Tanzania, Ukraine, Spain, Slovakia, Vietnam, and New Zealand. There are 19 articles from 34 librarians published in the e-book. We plan to translate e-book in Latvian and we are open to cooperation to translate it to any other language.

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  • E-book available at the catalogue of the National Library of Latvia
  • Published | December 2018
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HIP HOP LIBRARIANSHIP: A Comprehensive Bibliography

Hip Hop Librarianship Book CoverThe Hip Hop Librarian Consortium, is a group of Academic Librarians from various parts of the United States, collaborating on an ongoing book-project series that features a bibliographic archive of Hip Hop scholarly resources for students, faculty, and life-long learners to use for research purposes.

The original book cover was designed by kYmberly Keeton, a Founding Member of the group. Additionally, she had the opportunity to oversee the publishing and editorial logistics for the book project. Check out the final book cover arrangement chosen by the consortium, view a flipped online book version of the book, and download the bibliography as a print document.

Read and learn more about the Hip Hop Consortium’s panel round-table at the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference. Download a free copy of their e-book: LEADERS OF THE NEW SCHOOL: HIP HOP LIBRARIANSHIP BIBLIOGRAPHY BOOK. Use the hashtag #hiphopbibliolibrary for social media platforms.

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Librarians with Spines

librarians-with-spines-lanczos3“Librarians with Spines” is an anthology of 9 essays written by 11 radical librarians pushing the boundaries of social justice community service, library and information science, equitable bibliographic taxonomy, and ubiquitous information literacy. Co-edited by Max Macias and Yago Cura, illustrated and designed by Autumn Anglin, and published by HINCHAS Press, this array of minority and queer voices in librarianship and intelligent political art seeks to affirm the importance of innovative, courageous librarians facilitating effective programming and initiatives.

Completely funded by a successful GoFundMe campaign and beholden to no organization, committee, nor clique, authors include Jason Alston, Anthony Bishop, Candise Branum, Cathy Camper, A’misa Chiu, Loida Garcia-Febo, kYmberly Keeton, Diane Lopez, Kael Moffat, Mary Rayme, and Aquita Winslow. Topics range from Critlib management to the importance of ethnic caucuses, from zine librarianship to prison librarianship to Hip Hip Information Literacy.

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