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

Posts Tagged ‘library

Diversity in Staff

November 16, 2009

By Jessica Morales Close your eyes and picture a librarian. What do you see? “Credentialed librarians are predominantly women ages 45-54 and white.” (“Diversity Research and Statistics,” June 13, 2008) In 2000, 89 percent of credentialed librarians selected white as their ethnicity while the U.S. census declared that 75.1 percent of the population was white. […]

October 11, 2009

This blog is for EVERYONE; the “Average” person encompassing all our experiences. HATE HATE! Celebrate the hate. Diversity, who needs it? When was the last time you heard someone say this in a serious tone? No one screams this out loud in the streets, in the classroom, in a library. And I’m not talking about […]