ACRL: Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee

Charge: To initiate, advise and mobilize support for appropriate action related to issues of racial and ethnic diversity in academic librarianship including recruitment, advancement and retention of underrepresented groups to academic librarianship and the promotion of quality academic library and information services for members of racial and ethnic groups.

This resource is a work in progress. Please send your comments and suggestions to Hector Escobar, Jr.,


  • Diversity Programs at Conferences

  • Job Listings - General

  • Library Scholarships

  • Staff Recruitment and Retention, including Best Practices

  • Residencies and Library Schools with Diversity Components

  • Academic Programs in Multicultural and Diversity Studies

  • Diversity in Higher Education

  • General Diversity Resources

  • Meta-sites on Diversity