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Invitation to Participate in a “Study of Low Morale in Minority Academic Librarians”

Visit bit.ly/2kubOyl or http://bit.ly/2iOut7Q for additional information: A recent study reveals that low morale is the result of repeated and protracted exposure to emotional, verbal/written, and systemic abuse or neglect in the workplace (Kendrick 2017; access information at http://bit.ly/2yk5lc0). However, … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals for Presentation at the ALA IRRT Pre-Conference

Librarians and libraries play an important role in serving and advocating for immigrant and refugee populations. The American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Round Table (IRRT) invites you to submit presentation proposals for their 2018 Pre-conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, … Continue reading

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CAPAL18 Community, Diversity, and Education: Academic Librarianship in Challenging Times

CAPAL 18 will be held in conjunction with Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2018 at University of Regina, Saskatchewan, 29-31 May, 2018 (Preconference 28 May, 2018) CAPAL18 provides an opportunity for academic librarians to critically examine and discuss … Continue reading

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CFP: Special issue on diversity / Parution spéciale sur la diversité

*La version française suit* Call for Papers: Special issue on diversity for CJAL The Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship (CJAL) invites article submissions for a special issue on the theme of diversity and academic librarianship to be published in October 2018. Maha … Continue reading

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An update on SPEC 356 – Diversity and Inclusion – Free webinar – register.

Registration Details: Title: SPEC Survey Webcast on Diversity and Inclusion Presenters: Toni Anaya, Instruction Coordinator, and Charlene Maxey-Harris, Research and Instructional Services Chair, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Time: 1:00–1:45 pm, eastern daylight time To request … Continue reading

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SPEC Kit 356: Diversity and Inclusion (September 2017)

Here is the spec kit on diversity http://publications.arl.org/Diversity-Inclusion-SPEC-Kit-356/  U of T and UBC are the two Canadian institutions whose diversity statements are included here.

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Joint Council of Librarians of Color Conference September 26-30, 2018

In 2018 you will have another diversity conference to look forward to in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Watch this website for more information http://www.jclcinc.org/conference/2018/

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