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Multicultural Information Services: Collective Action.

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

Abstract: Shared leadership and effective partnering were proposed by Sandra Balderrama, ALA Diversity Offices in the last issue of the EMIE Bulletin as a strategy to advance the work of diversity and libraries. In our continuing expl?ration on "Uniting Multicultural V?ices in Libraries" I want to highlight the multicultural work that EMIERT and ALA are conducting, work that is collaborative in nature. ? the Midwinter meeting, Chair-Elect J. B. Petty and I attended the Diversity Congress hosted by the ALA Council Committee on Minority Concerns and Cultural Diversity with facilitator Lou Wetherbee. It has set in motion a dial?gue among the different ALA units and affiliates which have traditionally worked independently to address diversity and libraries, facilitated an exchange of information and identification of common concerns, and created a framework for collective planning continued exchange and potential collaboration to learn more about the Diversity Congress, see http://www.ala.org/spectrum/ccmccd/congresshome.html

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Publication
EMIE Bulletin, 17(3): 1, 14, Spring 2000
Language: English
Date: 2000
Keywords
Diversity,