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Young, Black and Librarian: Navigating Challenges and Exploring Strategies for Supporting New and Mid-Career African American Academic Librarians

Ross, Staci and Wiggins, LaMonica and Kapral, Tyrica (2021) Young, Black and Librarian: Navigating Challenges and Exploring Strategies for Supporting New and Mid-Career African American Academic Librarians. In: Pennsylvania Library Association 2021 Conference, Virtual.

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Abstract

African Americans account for only 7% of the estimated 190,000 librarians in the US, and only 5.4% of academic librarians. This poster will articulate issues in and strategies for addressing common challenges in recruiting, supporting, and retaining new Black librarians and the valuable perspectives and skills they bring to librarianship.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Ross, StaciSTR51@pitt.eduSTR510000-0002-2389-1817
Wiggins, LaMonicaLMW129@pitt.eduLMW129
Kapral, Tyrica
Date: 29 September 2021
Date Type: Publication
Event Title: Pennsylvania Library Association 2021 Conference
Schools and Programs: University libraries > University Library System
Refereed: No
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2021 13:07
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2021 04:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/41827

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