Information Services to Diverse Populations

Information Services to Diverse Populations

Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals

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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.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California ; Denver, Colorado : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781440834608
1440834601
Characteristics: xiii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

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