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if we want to see more diversity in literature, we have to buy the books

School Library Journal came out with their Diversity Issue a few months ago and it’s been on my “to read” pile since then. Their lead article Children’s Books: Still an All-White World? tells a depressing tale of under-representation of black … Continue reading

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Being a librarian in the human library

A long while back there was a human interest story with an eye catching title “Check out a lesbian!” or som such. The idea was to explore the idea of predjudices by having a conversation with someone in a group … Continue reading

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borrow a lesbian @ your library

Living Library project in Sweden lets people “borrow” other people of different backgrounds in an effort to dispell predjudice. Anyone have a better link than a USA Today article on this project? update: Jill sends two more short articles [one, … Continue reading

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Versed, published by ALA’s Office for Diversity

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but it was over a year ago. Under Tracie Hall’s skillful directorship, the ALA Office for Diversity has really been turning out some quality content in their newsletter Versed. I picked up the latest … Continue reading

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Clark Atlanta library school closes, follow-up meeting planned at ALA

Clark Atlanta University School of Library and Information Studies graduated its last class of students and is now closed. The former library school is having a meeting at ALA Sunday, June 26, 2005, 5:30-7:30pm for people to talk about Clark … Continue reading

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