a national conference for academic libraries - April 4-6, 2002


Some presenters have made their materials available following the conference, and other materials may be added over time. Just look for the " View" links beneath the papers referenced below.

Opening Speaker
Dr. Nancy Cantor
Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Featured Speakers
Dr. Linda Greene
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Dr. W. Terrell Jones
Vice Provost for Educational Equity,
The Pennsylvania State University
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Another Dimension of Diversity: Interactions Among Minority Librarians
Kim Lipsey, Washington University School of Medicine
Neville Prendergast, Washington University School of Medicine

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Are We Ready to Meet Our Future? A Diversity Climate Assessment
Molly Royse, University of Tennessee
Tiffani Conner, University of Tennessee
Tamara Miller, University of Tennessee

Black Male Librarians: Stereotypes and Perceptions
Tiffeni Fontno, University of Illinois at Chicago

Collections on the African Diaspora Located in U.S. Libraries: Strengths and Challenges
Irene Owens, University of Texas at Austin

Commitment, Cooperation, and Coordination: The Librarian-in-Residence Program at the University of Notre Dame
Laura Bayard, University of Notre Dame
G. Margaret Porter, University of Notre Dame
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Creating Community: The Impact of Social Networks on the Recruitment and Retention of Librarians of Color
Kimberly L. Clarke, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Malaika Grant, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The Diversity Asset: Variety, Vision and Versatility
Lana Porter, Epixtech, Inc.

Diversity in Library Collections
Martha Zarate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Diversity Training [Doesn’t] Get(s) to the Heart of the Matter
Camille H. Hazeur, Association of Research Libraries

Empower and Change: Library Activism, Cultural Reform and Information Literacy
LeRoy J. LaFleur, Cornell University

Gender and Academic Library Management: Historical and Social Perspectives
Sharon Ladenson, Michigan State University
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How Libraries Construct Meaning—and for Whom
Hope Olson, University of Alberta

Inflation of Diversity Journals in an Academic Library Collection: Implications for Data Tracking in Diversity Collection Development and Maintenance
Susan A. Vega Garcia, Iowa State University
Kristin H. Gerhard, Iowa State University

Investment in Diversity and Organizational Success
Mark Winston, Rutgers University

Library Research Mentoring for Diversity
Lesley Moyo, Penn State University
Daniel Mack, Penn State University

Outreach Through Advocacy
Teresa Y. Neely, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Lucy Holman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

(Per)Forming Diversity: Weaving New Immigrants into the American Academic Fabric
Emilie Ngo-Nguidjol, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Recruiting into the Profession: The First Step in Achieving Diversity
Linda DeBeau-Melting, University of Minnesota
Panel Members:
W. Michael Havener, University of Rhode Island
Mary MacDonald, University of Rhode Island
Jane Moore McGinn, Southern Connecticut State University
Mary Berry, University of Rhode Island
Jametoria Burton, University of Rhode Island
Weimin Zhang, University of Rhode Island
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Serving Diverse Library Users: The Multicultural Studies Librarian at an Urban Research University
Michelle Harrell, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Vanaja Menon, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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