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Where Are All The Librarians Of Color? The Experiences Of People Of Color In Academia

Where Are All The Librarians Of Color? The Experiences Of People Of Color In Academia JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES ,VOL., NO., REVIEWS AND REMARKS Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia, edited by Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez, Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2015. Editors Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez address in the introduction those potential crit- ics who suggested that there has already been enough written about diversity in academia. From the pointed remark that no one suggests enough has been written about Shakespeare to laying out the realities of racism in the 21st century, Hankins and Juárez make a firm case for the validity of their research and the critical importance of taking an honest look at race and diversity in the academic library. Threeseparatesectionsmakeupthe body of thebook: “Setting theStage forDiversity in the Profession,” “How Diversity Benefits the Profession,” and “Personal Diversity Stories.” Section 1 includes vfi e chapters that discuss recruitment of diverse students to pursue librarianship, having support for professional advancement for librarians of color, building mentoring relationships to help with retaining diverse candidates, potential pitfalls of diver- sity resident librarian programs, and a human resources perspective on “talent management” and why libraries should consider this in increasing the diversity of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

Where Are All The Librarians Of Color? The Experiences Of People Of Color In Academia

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 14 (1): 1 – Jan 2, 2017

Where Are All The Librarians Of Color? The Experiences Of People Of Color In Academia

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 14 (1): 1 – Jan 2, 2017

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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES ,VOL., NO., REVIEWS AND REMARKS Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia, edited by Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez, Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2015. Editors Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez address in the introduction those potential crit- ics who suggested that there has already been enough written about diversity in academia. From the pointed remark that no one suggests enough has been written about Shakespeare to laying out the realities of racism in the 21st century, Hankins and Juárez make a firm case for the validity of their research and the critical importance of taking an honest look at race and diversity in the academic library. Threeseparatesectionsmakeupthe body of thebook: “Setting theStage forDiversity in the Profession,” “How Diversity Benefits the Profession,” and “Personal Diversity Stories.” Section 1 includes vfi e chapters that discuss recruitment of diverse students to pursue librarianship, having support for professional advancement for librarians of color, building mentoring relationships to help with retaining diverse candidates, potential pitfalls of diver- sity resident librarian programs, and a human resources perspective on “talent management” and why libraries should consider this in increasing the diversity of the

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Taylor & Francis
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1536-7975
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1536-7967
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10.1080/15367967.2017.1289093
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JOURNAL OF ACCESS SERVICES ,VOL., NO., REVIEWS AND REMARKS Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia, edited by Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez, Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2015. Editors Rebecca Hankins and Miguel Juárez address in the introduction those potential crit- ics who suggested that there has already been enough written about diversity in academia. From the pointed remark that no one suggests enough has been written about Shakespeare to laying out the realities of racism in the 21st century, Hankins and Juárez make a firm case for the validity of their research and the critical importance of taking an honest look at race and diversity in the academic library. Threeseparatesectionsmakeupthe body of thebook: “Setting theStage forDiversity in the Profession,” “How Diversity Benefits the Profession,” and “Personal Diversity Stories.” Section 1 includes vfi e chapters that discuss recruitment of diverse students to pursue librarianship, having support for professional advancement for librarians of color, building mentoring relationships to help with retaining diverse candidates, potential pitfalls of diver- sity resident librarian programs, and a human resources perspective on “talent management” and why libraries should consider this in increasing the diversity of the

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