Provides the resources—ideas, programs, discussion forums and networking opportunities—to support the development of African American Studies librarianship and resources in academic and research libraries.
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African-American Studies Librarians IG Discussion List
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As of August 2022, the AASLIG had 430 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.
The African-American Studies Librarians Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting. Prior to this, the AASL IG was the African American Studies Section (AFAS).
Join the Interest Group, see above under "resources."
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