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3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

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Thursday, August 10 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beyond Library Walls: Diversity Initiatives in Library Schools Create and Teach Students the Importance of Providing Nurturing and Inclusive Leaning Community

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A panel of faculty and alumni members who serve in an advisory role on diversity and inclusive Initiatives for Library and Information Science Programs will discuss progamming, recruitment and retention services.


To offer diversity and inclusion initiatives to support LIS professional ethics and values.

To offer LIS students , faculty and staff ideas on how to be recognized for their contributions to diversity and principles of community.

LIS staff and faculty will feel encouraged and supported to participate in diversity training opportunities.

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Gerald Holmes

Reference Librarian & Diversity Coordinator, University Libraries, U.N.C. at Greensboro
Gerald Holmes serves as a member of the Libraries’ administrative faculty at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Gerald led the creation of the Libraries’ Post MLS Diversity Residency Program and its Diversity Committee. His research interest includes diversity issues... Read More →
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Em Claire Knowles

Assistant Dean, Simmons College
Dr. Em Claire Knowles serves as the Assistant Dean at the Simmons School of Library and Information Science in Boston, MA. In this role, she is responsible for student affairs and alumni affairs. She oversees the role of the Diversity and Inclusion fellow, and works with approximately... Read More →

Thursday August 10, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Highland III (Grand Hyatt Buckhead)