Browse School of Information Sciences by Subject "Diversity"

  • Wickham, Meredith E.; Sweeney, Miriam E. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This study updates and extends Hand’s (2012) research on the transmission of Whiteness through public library youth collections in the early 1900s. Taking Hand’s study as a departure point, this case study of a southern, ...

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  • Howard, Sara A.; Knowlton, Steven A. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    The knowledge organization system prepared by the Library of Congress (LC) and widely used in academic libraries has some disadvantages for researchers in the fields of African American studies and LGBTQIA studies. The ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Duple, Robin Yoerger; Rodgers, Susan Rae; Williams, Noelle Sheree (2010-04)
    Diversity is a major concern in the field of library and information science (LIS) because of the profession’s frequent inability to meet the demands of a multicultural society with a mono-cultural workforce. This presentation ...

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  • Williams, Teneka; Hagood, Asha (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2019)
    Diversity is a benchmark that is sought after in workplace organizations as there is a proven correlation between institutional diversity and customer satisfaction (Association of Research Libraries, n.d.). Fulfilling the ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Peter Lang, 2002)
    This chapter takes a historical perspective on the notion of new literacies (Bruce, 1998), raising the question of how literacies, technologies, and social circumstances co- evolve and what changes in literacy practices ...

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  • Brown, Malore I. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    The issues are similar in storytelling. These students of different races, sexes, and ages had very different reactions to the story variants they studied, reactions that depended on their cultural experiences as well ...

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  • Alabi, Jaena (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    Despite the presence of programs such as ALA’s Spectrum Scholarship and the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce, library and information science (LIS) has not been successful in increasing the number of racial/ethnic ...

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  • Espinal, Isabel; Sutherland, Tonia; Roh, Charlotte (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This paper traces the published literature on whiteness in libraries, identifying major themes in that literature, and then highlights the importance of decentering whiteness for moving the information professions forward. ...

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  • Cooke, Nicole A. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This issue of Library Trends—“Race and Ethnicity in Library and Information Science: An Update”—will revisit the conversations started in the Summer of 2000 by McCook and Balderamma, update several other seminal articles ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-03-05)
    Can the notion of individual inquiry be extended to community inquiry, in which driving questions, modes of investigation, concrete action, collaboration, and reflection derive from community processes? If so, how can that ...

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  • Collins, Anastasia M. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    This article explores the underinterrogated role of language and its relationship to power and oppression in the proliferation of discussion and dearth of action with regard to diversity in library and information science. ...

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  • Foster, Makiba J. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    The work of preserving content is at the heart of what libraries and archives do best. Beyond preserving collections, historical literacy as a companion concept to the LIS standard of information literacy can give collections ...

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  • Adler, Melissa; Harper, Lindsey M. (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    Classification and the organization of information are directly connected to issues surrounding social justice, diversity, and inclusion. This paper is written from the standpoint that political and epistemological aspects ...

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  • Wheeler, Maurice B.; Smith, Daniella (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    The recent US presidential campaigns and the subsequent election have laid bare many highly charged political and social issues that historically remained unresolved but have over the years slipped into a sphere of topics ...

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  • Arroyo-Ramirez, Elvia; Chou, Rose L.; Freedman, Jenna; Fujita, Simone; Orozco, Cynthia Mari (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    Since its inception in March 2014, the LIS Microaggressions project (www.lismicroaggressions.com) has grown as an online source and zine publication for library and information science (LIS) workers from marginalized ...

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  • Brown, Jennifer; Ferretti, Jennifer A.; Leung, Sofia; Méndez-Brady, Marisa (Johns Hopkins University Press. The School of Information Sciences at Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2018)
    In this article, we seek to seed an honest conversation about how librarianship needs to meaningfully address systems of structural oppression in order to actualize diversity and inclusion initiatives at large. We will ...

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