Diversity in Libraries
A blog for exploring and discussing the topics of diversity and multiculturalism in libraries.

Posts Tagged ‘communities

Diversifying a Collection

December 8, 2009

I found an article that gives an example of how to diversify a library‚Äôs collection. The example takes place at the Old Dominion University Library in Norfolk Virginia. First identify the minority groups that are within the community, in this example this could be done by looking at the enrollment records of the University for […]

The Importance of Having a Diverse Staff

November 17, 2009

  By: Jessica Morales While researching for advantages to maintaining a diverse staff the following reasons became common to me as I saw them repeated in slight variations in different articles. A cultural staff would be beneficial in deciding service and materials for specific groups of library patrons Staff members who are bi-lingual can help […]