Where are all the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia by Rebecca Hankins

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This book offers a comprehensive look at the experiences of people of color after the recruitment is over, the diversity box is checked, and the statistics are reported. What are the retention, job satisfaction, and tenure experiences of librarians of color? The authors look at the history of librarians of color in academia, review of the literature, obstacles, roles, leadership, and the tenure process for those that endure. What are the recruitment and retention methods employed to create a diverse workforce, successes and failures? Finally what are some mentoring strategies that work to make the library environment less exploitative and toxic for librarians of color?
 

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Published January 11, 2016 by Library Juice Press. 352 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference.

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This collection features articles and case studies that address the innumerable issues and challenges faced by people of color working in libraries, both those consciously and subconsciously perpetuated, with a specific focus on minorities—or more significantly, the lack of minorities—in tenure-t...

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