Information services to diverse populations : developing culturally competent library professionals / Nicole A. Cooke
- Cooke, Nicole A.
- Santa Barbara, California ; Denver, Colorado : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
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- Physical Description:
- xiii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Library and information science text series
- Introduction to diversity, inclusion and information services -- Developing cultural competence -- A sampling of diverse populations -- Services to diverse populations -- Managing diversity -- Counter-storytelling in LIS: A call to action -- Appendix 1: Sample syllabus : Information Services to Diverse Populations (Fall 2015) -- Appendix 2: Sample assignments and exercises -- Appendix 3: Professional organizations, conferences, and initiatives related to diversity.
- This textbook introduces students to the contexts and situations that promote the development of empathy and build cultural competence, examines the research in the areas of diversity and social justice in librarianship, explains how social responsibility is a foundational value of librarianship, and identifies potential employment and networking opportunities related to diversity and social justice in librarianship. A book for students in graduate library and information science programs as well as LIS practitioners and researchers interested in knowing more about the topic of diversity in the profession, Information services to diverse populations: developing culturally competent library professionals addresses the political, social, economic, and technological divides among library patrons, covers transformative library services, and discusses outreach and services to diverse populations as well as how to evaluate such services, among many other topics.
- 9781440834608 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
1440834601 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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