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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. Online Day of Diversity Forum

    To continue the conversation started at the Day of Diversity: Dialogue and Action in Children’s Literature and Library Programming event at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the ALSC Board of Directors and ALSC President Ellen Riordan hosted an online Day o ...

    DBOSTROM - 02/26/2015 - 08:53 - Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

  3. 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)

  4. 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

  5. Office for Diversity

    American Library Association 50 E. Huron St. Chicago, Illinois 60611 1-800-545-2433 ext. 5295 Fax: 312-280-3256 Email: diversity@ala.org Follow us at  http://twitter.com/ala_diversity Mission The Office for Diversity serves as a clearinghouse for diversit ...

    admin - 02/25/2015 - 14:49 - Offices of the American Library Association

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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