FREE & Open to the Public
November 8th & 9th, 2012
Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education will bring together information professionals and faculties to focus on preparing all LIS students to be ready to design & deliver inclusive services to diverse populations in the Information Age.
Talks and panels include: Changing demographics of library patrons; Designing academic programs for cultural competency; Recruiting diverse student populations to MLS programs; Funding diversity-related academic programs.
- Herman Totten (VP, University and Community Affairs of the University of Northern Texas)
- Jill Lewis (Director, Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped)
- Sandra Hughes-Hassell (Professor, University of North Carolina) presenting the Anne Scott MacLeod Lecture in Children’s Literature
Please go to the Symposium website for more information.