Minority Student Experiences with Racial Microaggressions in the Academic Library

to Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, assistant professor and MS/LIS programdDirector, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-­Champaign, and Dr. Miriam E. Sweeney, assistant professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama


This project uses surveys and focus groups to garner further insight into the specific experiences surrounding racial microaggressions directed at racial and ethnic minority students in the context of accessing library spaces and services on campus.

Awards Won

Title Year
Diversity Research Grant

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services sponsors this grant program which began in 2002 to address critical gaps in the knowledge of equity, diversity, and inclusion issues within library and information science.

2017 - Winner(s)