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2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color Proposals Due Oct. 1

September 16, 2011 David Free 0

The Steering Committee of the 2012 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) has extended the open call for program proposals for the conference scheduled for Sept. 19-23, 2012 in Kansas City.  Proposals are now due by Oct. 1, 2011.  The Joint Conference of Librarians of Color: Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating […]

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E. J. Josey Spectrum Committee Seeks Mentors

September 16, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 1

What’s it About? If you are interested in developing the next generation of academic librarians and ensuring a diverse workforce, consider mentoring a Spectrum Scholar through the ACRL Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program.  The goal of the program is to link participating library school students and newly […]

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ACRL funds 2010 Spectrum Scholar JaTara Barnes

July 13, 2010 Kathryn Deiss 0

As part of its commitment to furthering diversity in librarianship, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is supporting JaTara Barnes as its 2010-2011 Spectrum Scholar. Barnes will attend the Syracuse University School of Information Studies.  Following a stint as a software engineer, Barnes was drawn to librarianship as […]

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ALA Diversity Research Grants

March 9, 2010 David Free 0

The ALA Office for Diversity and the Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee seek proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program.  Applicants must be current ALA members and 2010 proposals must address one of three identified topics: –    Upward mobility of Library Leaders from Underrepresented Populations –    Information Services and Collections […]

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Scholarship available for the 2010 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute

February 1, 2010 Margot Conahan 2

ACRL is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship to support participation at the 2010 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute.  The scholarship covers the cost of tuition ($2,600) and a $1,500 travel stipend.  In support of ACRL’s commitment to librarians serving diverse communities, the scholarship is for individuals currently working in […]

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Scholarships available for the 2009 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute

April 7, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL announces the availability of two scholarships to support participation at the 2009 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, which will be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 2-7, 2009.  In support of ACRL’s commitment to librarians serving diverse communities, these two scholarships are for individuals currently working in Historically Black […]

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2008 ALA Diversity Research Grants

April 29, 2008 David Free 0

The ALA Office for Diversity has extended its deadline for proposals for the 2008 Diversity Research Grants from April 30 to May 19, 2008.  Applicants must be current ALA members. 2008 proposals must address one of three identified topics: – The Impact of Rapidly Shifting Demographics on Information Needs, Services […]