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Title Celebrating the James Partridge Award : Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science / by Diane L. Barlow, Paul T. Jaeger.
Imprint United Kingdom : Emerald, [2017]

Series Advances in librarianship ; volume 42
Advances in librarianship ; volume 42.
Subject Library science.
Information science.
Alt Name Barlow, Diane L.,
Jaeger, Paul T., 1974-
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Winners of the James A. Partridge Outstanding African American Information Professional Award examine issues of race, inclusion, diversity, and justice. Their insights are complimented by the writings of other scholars, educators, and practitioners who study, teach about, and experience issues of race in the field firsthand.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Diversity and Inclusion, Library and Information Science, and the James Partridge Award / Paul T. Jaeger -- I. Introduction: The Context of Race and Library and Information Science -- II. Chapters in This Book -- III. What We Hope This Book Achieves -- James Partridge Award and Other Efforts in Higher Education -- James Partridge Award / Ann E. Prentice -- Arc of Activism: The James Partridge Award in the Context of 50 Years of Attempts to Influence Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Library and Information Science by the University of Maryland / Beth St. Jean -- I. Introduction -- II. Activists from the Beginning -- III. James Partridge Award -- IV. Fifty Years On -- V. Different Approaches to Inclusion -- Researching African American Women's History / Janet Sims-Wood -- I. Journey Begins -- II. Dream Job: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center -- III. Becoming a Bibliographer and Historian -- IV. Documenting Black Women's History -- V. Research and Grant Projects -- VI. Doctoral Research -- VII. Teaching Black Women's History -- VIII. Grants and Other Activities -- IX. Life in Semi-Retirement -- X. Advice to New Librarians -- Moving the Needle: An Examination of Diversity in LIS in Three Acts / Sandra Hughes-Hassell -- I. Introduction -- II. Act 1: Then and Now -- III. Act 2: Diversity Initiatives at SILS -- IV. Act 3: What Will It Take? -- V. Moving Forward -- VI. Concluding Thoughts -- Equitable Service to All -- Woven into My Fabric, No One Is Invisible / Michelle Hamiel -- Four Decades of Service in an Incredible Profession / Jacquelyn Nixon Purnell -- I. Introduction -- II. Serving Young Adults and Others -- III. Decade in Park Heights -- IV. New Library Director and the Anchor Library -- V. Retirement -- In a Place of Monotony and Despair: A Library! / Glennor Shirley -- I. Introduction -- II. Library Services to Prisoners -- III. Reflections -- University of the People: A Perspective / Thomas Battle -- Toward a More Inclusive and Supportive Profession -- Stepping Back in Order to Move Forward / Johnnieque Blackmon Love -- I. Introduction -- II. Moving Forward with the Family -- III. Transitioning from High School to College and on to Work -- IV. Stepping Back in order to Move Forward -- V. Stepping Forward to Diversity Work and Research -- VI. Stepping Forward to Mentor Others -- VII. Stepping Forward for the James Partridge Award -- VIII. Stepping and Going the Extra Mile in Professional Organizations -- Man of the People / Greg L. Reese -- I. Introduction -- II. Getting Started in the Profession -- III. Library School at Case Western Reserve -- IV. Recruiting More Minority Librarians -- V. East Cleveland Public Library -- Common Threads: Personal Reflections and Thoughts about Mentoring / Simmona E. Simmons -- I. Introduction -- II. My Mentors -- III. Thoughts on Mentoring -- IV. Guidelines for Effective Librarians -- V. Personal Reflections -- Journey of an Information Professional Is Still Relevant / Nettie Seaberry -- I. Introduction -- II. Entering the Information Professions -- III. Moving into the Profession -- IV. Taking on New Challenges -- V. Changes and More Changes -- VI. Summary -- Diversity Management and the Organizational Perspective / Denice Adkins -- I. Diversity Tensions -- II. Diversity-Related Organizational Theories -- III. Diversity Climate Models -- IV. Diversity-Related Conflict and Institutional Racism -- V. Practical Implementations for Diversity Practices -- VI. Two Conceptual Frameworks for LIS -- VII. Diversity Research in LIS -- Challenges / Sarah E. Crest -- I. College Years -- II. What's Next? -- III. Librarian -- IV. Challenges -- Intersections of Race and Other Forms of Diversity -- Race as Multidimensional: The Personal Shaping the Professional in the Library and Information Field / Touger Vang -- I. Introduction: Race as Multidimensional and Consequential by Clara M. Chu -- II. Situational Ethnicities: Multiracial Librarians and the Illusion of Race by Linda Ueki Absher -- III. Getting in Formation: Social Justice and Social Responsibility in LIS by Renate L. Chancellor -- IV. On Being a Multiracial Librarian in a Mono-Racially Conceived Library World by Karen E. Downing -- V. Culture as Disability by Shari Lee -- VI. Inclusion: A Matter of Belonging and Opportunity by Touger Vang -- VII. Epilogue: Race as Intersectional by Clara M. Chu -- Cultural Re-Interpretation of Race/Ethnicity and Sexuality: A Gay South Asian "Voice" From Between a Rock and a Hard Place / Bharat Mehra -- I. Introduction -- II. Glimpse of the South Asian Racial/Ethnic Context -- III. Recognizing Inappropriate and Unethical Racial/Ethnic Behaviors in the Asian-Indian Diaspora -- IV. Resisting Hegemonic Dictates of "Whiteness" in American Gay Circles -- V. Diversity-Information-Leadership Insights -- VI. Concluding Thoughts -- Looking Back: A Reflection on Experiences of Diversity and Inclusion in the LIS Field / Howard Rodriguez-Mori -- Conclusions -- Long Walk: Diversity in Information Studies Educational Programs, Professions, and Institutions / Renee F. Hill.
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ISBN 9781786359322 (electronic bk.)
1786359324 (electronic bk.)
1786359332 (hbk.)
9781786359339 (hbk.)
OCLC # 967224588
Additional Format Print version: Celebrating the James Partridge Award. United Kingdom : Emerald, [2017] 9781786359339 1786359332 (OCoLC)957139280