BIPOC in LIS Resource Center

The following resources are developed by Spectrum but open to all Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in the LIS field. For Scholar-specific resources, including additional closed groups for Scholars-only, refer to Scholar Resources.


Community Guidelines

The Spectrum Scholarship Program is dedicated to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, national origin, and/or religion. Please refer to our Community Guidelines for more information.

Community Connections

The following are organizations and/or digital community spaces focused on BIPOC in LIS:

Professional Development

As part of ALA's commitment to creating a scholarship program that supports Scholars throughout their careers, we partner with library organizations to offer ongoing professional development that provides additional opportunities for leadership in the profession. 

Additional Resources