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  1. Diversity

    Leave this field blank How Diversity Matters: Micro-Practices That Keep Libraries Relevant This session highlights a variety of micro-practices that occur when we are deliberate about making diversity a priority within our libraries. Recruiting for Divers ...

    admin - 09/20/2012 - 21:32 - Online Learning

  2. Managing Age Diversity in the Workplace

    For the first time in American history, we have four different generations working and volunteering side by side. Join us to discover the key characteristics of these four generations and explore new strategies for making the most out of age diversity. Wh ...

    SHOFMANN - 02/23/2015 - 11:16 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  3. Racial and LGBT Microaggressions-An Introduction for Library Leaders

    Microaggressions are subtle, denigrating messages delivered to members of marginalized groups, and they can negatively affect an organization's culture. Experiences of microaggressions can lead individuals to feel increasingly dissatisfied with their ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 02/23/2015 - 09:55 - Online Learning

  4. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Standing up for our values By Barbara K. Stripling If you have heard me speak this year, then you’ve heard me repeat this often-quoted saying: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” I thought every library worker already had that mindset, ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:18 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Now Trending: Tech and People News

    By Laurie D. Borman This issue (May 2014) we invited Marshall Breeding to give us a status and trends report on strategic products of the library technology industry. His detailed investigation begins here. He has been reporting on technology in the indus ...

    LBORMAN - 05/05/2014 - 12:47 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Recruiting for Diversity

    Recruiting for diversity can help create an environment that is welcoming to diverse patrons and, in a profession which sees new challenges and opportunities, help ensure that diverse perspectives and skills are part of the library’s decision-making.   Th ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 09/24/2012 - 14:40 - Online Learning

  8. Valuing Diversity

    This introductory course provides staff with a general overview of the value of diversity to the profession and to workplaces.  It will help clarify what is meant by diversity, how it is a strategic advantage, and how many different people can contribute ...

    WPRELLWITZ - 09/24/2012 - 14:31 - Online Learning

  9. The Diversity Committee: Your Library’s Competitive Advantage

    A strong Diversity Committee has the ability to become the cornerstone in creating an inclusive environment for any organization. This session discusses  the possibilities for a Diversity Committee’s impact, from gaining buy-in from the organization leade ...

    admin - 09/24/2012 - 14:23 - Online Learning

  10. How Diversity Matters: Micro-Practices That Keep Libraries Relevant

    There are lots of reasons why diversity is important in libraries, but not much has been shared about HOW diversity makes a difference in our ability to connect, collaborate and serve our user populations. This session will highlight a variety of micro-pr ...

    admin - 09/24/2012 - 14:14 - Online Learning

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