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List of Figures Foreword Preface PART I: HOW TO CREATE A SUCCESSFUL DIVERSITY PLAN 1. Assessing Your Library's Diversity and Organizational Climate by Jane Williams 2. Make Diversity a Goal through Strategic Planning by Rhea Ballard-Thrower and Grace M. Mills 3. Best Practices for Placing Diversity at the Center of Your Library by Tracie D. Hall 4. Practical Strategies for Building a Library Diversity Program by Molly Royse 5. Diversity in Libraries - A Canadian Perspective by Ganga B. Dakshinamurti PART II: HOW TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN A DIVERSE WORKFORCE 6. Creating a Diverse Library Staff by Hannelore B. Rader 7. Fostering Diversity in Recruitment, Staffing, and Retention by Emma Bradford Perry 8. Diversity and Recruiting Practices: How LIS Schools and Practitioners Work Together by W. Michael Havener and Jametoria Burton 9. Diversity and Research Libraries: The CIRLA Fellows Program by Irene M. Hoffman 10. Reaching High School Students: Sowing the Seeds of Librarianship by Jessica Kayongo, LeRoy LaFleur, and Ira Revels PART III: HOW TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY THROUGH SERVICES, COLLECTIONS, AND COLLABORATIONS 11. Diversity and the Digital Divide at an HBCU: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore by Sharon D. Brooks, Marvella Rounds, Theodosia Shields, and Teri B. Weil 12. Developing Approaches for Working with Diverse User Populations by Deloice Holliday 13. Tips and Practices for Quality Library User Services in a Diverse Environment by Justina Osa 14. Making Peer Research Advisors a Reality at NCSU Libraries by Laura Blessing, Karen LeTarte, and Amy VanScoy 15. Special Collections as an Integral Part of a Library's Diversity Initiative by Tomaro I Taylor and Lorel Reinstrom 16. The Past is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past: The Role of the Department of Archives and Special Collections during the "Open Doors" Commemoration of the Fortieth Anniversary of Integration at the University of Mississippi by Jennifer Ford and Jennifer Aronson 17. The HBCU Library Alliance and SOLINET: Partners in Inclusion by Loretta Parham, Janice Franklin, and Kate Nevins 18. The Diversity Librarians' Network by Kawanna Bright, Jayati Chaudhuri, and Maud Mundava 19. Final Thoughts on Diversity in Libraries by Loretta Parham 20. Celebrating Diversity in Libraries: A Selected Bibliography by Molly Royse Part IV: Samples of Successful Diversity Documents A. American Library Association Diversity Action and Inclusion Plan B. Indiana University Libraries Diversity Plan C. University of Louisville Libraries Diversity Plan D. University of Tennessee Diversity Committee Website E. University of Tennessee Libraries Diversity Definition Poster F. University of Tennessee Libraries Diversity Committee Mission Statement G. University of Tennessee Libraries Climate Assessment Survey H. University of Louisville Libraries Intern Job Description I. University of Tennessee Minority Librarian Residency Program Index About the Editors About the Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Libraries and minorities.
Minority librarians -- Recruiting.
Libraries -- Special collections -- Minorities.
Academic libraries -- Services to minorities.
Diversity in the workplace.
Libraries and minorities -- United States -- Case studies.