The Symposium on Diversity in LIS Education

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.

Speakers include:

  • 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.

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