Diversity And Inclusion In Libraries
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📒Diversity And Inclusion In Libraries ✍ Shannon D. Jones
✏Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries Book Summary : 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 awareness of and sensitivity to the social, cultural, and educational needs of everyone involved.
📒Creating Inclusive Library Environments ✍ Michelle Kowalsky
✏Creating Inclusive Library Environments Book Summary :
📒Celebrating The James Partridge Award ✍ Diane L. Barlow
✏Celebrating the James Partridge Award Book Summary : Winners of the James A. Partridge Outstanding African American Information Professional Award examine issues of race, inclusion, diversity, and justice. Their insights are complimented by the writings of other scholars, educators, and practitioners who study, teach about, and experience issues of race in the field firsthand.
📒Reaching Diverse Audiences With Virtual Reference And Instruction ✍ Meredith Powers
✏Reaching Diverse Audiences with Virtual Reference and Instruction Book Summary : Reaching Diverse Audiences with Virtual Reference and Instruction features practical advice for teaching and serving diverse audiences using a mix of new technologies and old-school librarianship. The guidebook aims to provide a range of options that can be adapted for your community’s needs.
📒Reading Groups Libraries And Social Inclusion ✍ Dr Eileen Mary Hyder
✏Reading Groups Libraries and Social Inclusion Book Summary : Popular reading groups in public libraries, linked to the learning and social inclusion agenda, have expanded to include a wide range of sections in society, including people with visual impairments. This book discusses whether reading is still a visual activity or if technological developments have led to a broadening of its definition. It considers the wide range of reading groups linked to libraries which suggests that libraries understand and are taking the social inclusion agenda seriously. Reading groups can deliver post-compulsory education and lifelong learning. Finally the book outlines ideas for future development and maximising potential for the benefit of both the library and the reading group members.
📒Social Justice And Activism In Libraries ✍ Su Epstein,
✏Social Justice and Activism in Libraries Book Summary : In a rapidly changing world with myriad conflicting voices, the library’s role as a place of safety and inclusion and as a repository of knowledge cannot be overstated. Librarians must serve as community leaders with a mission to educate and inform, ready to model the principles they support. The question for many is: how? 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.
📒Diversity And Education ✍ Michael Vavrus
✏Diversity and Education Book Summary : In his new book, Michael Vavrus helps readers better understand why issues of diversity and difference are so highly contested in the United States and across the globe. Vavrus incorporates specific education examples throughout the text to examine six contested areas: race and ethnicity; socioeconomic class and culture; multicultural and ethnic studies; language; religion; and sexuality and gender. In each of these areas, the author explores how contrasting worldviews found in social conservatism, liberal multiculturalism, and critical multiculturalism influence our understandings about difference and diversity and the education policies we develop as a result. Diversity and Education is designed to help educators move beyond the “how can they believe that?” knee-jerk reaction toward a more informed, strategic understanding of belief systems and political affiliations. Book Features: Brings a contemporary, 21st–century perspective to differing political orientations toward diversity and education. Examines outcomes of diversity debates on children of color, the poor, immigrants, women, and sexual and religious minorities. Uses critical pedagogy with a historical and political economy lens to explain current diversity issues in education. Critiques the diversity stance of new national teacher education standards from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation. “Diversity and Education can not only help us have conversations about racism, institutionalizedoppression, and cultural fear, it can also offer an intervention that can movereaders towards a deeper critical consciousness about diversity and multicultural education in their own lives.” —From the Foreword by Wayne Au, associate professor at the University of Washington, Bothell, and an editor for Rethinking Schools “Few education scholars have offered as potent and cogent a political and economic analysis of multicultural education and diversity as Professor Michael Vavrus has in his new book. His critique of neoliberalism via critical pedagogy and his advocacy of social justice education are timely and praiseworthy.” —Ramin Farahmandpur, professor, Graduate School of Education, Portland State University “Diversity and Education is a must-read for anyone concerned about why so many policies claiming to ‘help’ diverse students fail, and what alternatives exist. Vavrus clearly believes in the power of teachers who are well-educated critical thinkers. In this lucid and compelling text, he skillfully applies a highly useful framework to unpack historical and contemporary debates about core concepts underlying multiple struggles for education and rights.” —Christine Sleeter, professor emerita, California State University, Monterey Bay
📒Asian Digital Libraries Looking Back 10 Years And Forging New Frontiers ✍ Dion Hoe Lian Goh
✏Asian Digital Libraries Looking Back 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers Book Summary : This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2007, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, in December 2007. The 41 revised full papers, 15 revised short papers, and extended abstracts of 10 poster papers presented together with three keynote and three invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 154 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections.
📒Human Resource Management In Today S Academic Library ✍ Janice Simmons-Welburn
✏Human Resource Management in Today s Academic Library Book Summary : Provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries.
📒Beyond Article 19 ✍ Julie Biando Edwards
✏Beyond Article 19 Book Summary : Beyond Article 19: Libraries and Social and Cultural Rights addresses the subject of libraries and cultural rights, a topic that has received relatively little attention in the past, but which librarians and others concerned with human rights are beginning to recognize and talk about. Librarians have long been concerned with individual rights and have worked tirelessly - indeed making it a basic tenet of the profession - to protect and preserve those rights. Little has been written about the role that libraries can play in protecting and promoting group rights, specifically cultural rights. This book examines this shortfall by exploring the relationship between libraries, cultural rights, and community life and identity.