Achievement in Library Diversity Research
About the Achievement in Library Diversity Research
To support of the propagation of library-based diversity research.
adjunct professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona
Chabrán has had a full career in libraries, including work at the Chicano Studies Library at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Chicano Studies Research Center at the University of California, Los Angeles. His professional career has also focused on digital issues, including director of the Center for Virtual Research, University of California, Riverside and a founder and Policy Advisor of the California Broadband Policy Network. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the School of Information Resources and Library Science at the University of Arizona, working closely with their Knowledge River Program. Chabrán is a member of the Latino Digital Content Working Group, REFORMA and the American Library Association Digital Content and Libraries Working Group.
Chabrán’s numerous articles and book chapters focus on digital inclusion and the digital divide, globalization and culture and Chicano discourse. Selected co-authored publications include: "California’s Teleconnect Fund: Making Broadband Affordable to Nonprofits"; "Wired for Wireless: Toward Digital Inclusion and Next Generation Government–Led Wireless Networks"; and "Preparing Ethnic Non-Profits for the 21st Century." He is a contributing Editor of the "Latino Encyclopedia" and a founder of The Chicano Database.
Chabrán received his masters in library and information studies from the University of California, Berkeley.