Tuesday, September 18, 2007

ACRL releases White Paper on “Achieving Racial & Ethnic Diversity ...."

ACRL releases “Achieving Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Academic and Research Librarians”

CHICAGO —The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the release of “Achieving Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Academic and Research Librarians: The Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement of Librarians of Color,” a white paper commissioned by the ACRL Board of Directors working group on diversity, chaired by Dorothy Washington of the Purdue University Black Cultural Center Library in Lafayette, Ind. The paper was authored by Teresa Neely of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M., and Lorna Peterson of the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y.

The white paper and a companion piece authored by ACRL President Julie Todaro, of the Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, can be found online at

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Source: American Libraries Association (ALA)