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The American Library Association's Quest for a Black Library School

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Orvin Lee Shiflett, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The recruitment of members of minority groups into the library profession has been, since the 1960s, a major concern of the library education community. Today, every accredited library school is making efforts to recruit black librarians for admission to its program, but the great majority of black librarians are still trained by two historically black institutions, Atlanta University and North Carolina Central.

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Publication
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 35 (Winter 1994): 68-72
Language: English
Date: 1994
Keywords
Library schools, Black librarians, Library schools, American Library Association