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E.J. Josey Spectrum Committee Seeks Mentors

January 19, 2012 David Connolly 0

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 graduated […]

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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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ACRL Instruction Section Issues Diversity Materials

August 11, 2009 David Free 1

The ACRL Instruction Section (IS) Instruction for Diverse Populations (IDP) Committee recently released the latest versions of the “Multilingual Glossary” and “Library Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography.” These two publications are intended to promote the equal access to instructional services, materials and technologies. The “Multilingual Glossary” supports both English as […]