Now showing items 1-6 of 6
Racial Microaggressions and Academic Libraries
The abundance of articles, books, and conference papers on diversity in librarianship tend to focus on a few recurring themes: depictions of minorities in children’s literature, developing multicultural collections, or ...
Do You See What I See? Academic Librarians' Experiences of Racism
This research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions to investigate academic librarians’ experiences and observations of racism in the profession. The poster presents preliminary findings of a survey of ...
To be seen and heard: Realizing the benefits of diversity and responding to the needs of minority academic librarians
Diversity continues to be an important topic of conversation for librarians--we talk about the importance of representing a variety of viewpoints in our collections, providing diverse programs that meet the needs of a broad ...
Racial Microaggressions in Academic Libraries: Results of a Survey of Minority and Non-Minority Librarians
There is relatively little literature on racism within the profession of academic librarianship. To investigate academic librarians’ experiences of racism, this research project uses the framework of racial microaggressions, ...
"Race is a social construct and does not exist": What Academic Librarians Have to Say about Racism in the Profession
This poster is a qualitative analysis of comments received on a survey of academic librarians. The survey, which used the construct of racial microaggressions--subtle, denigrating messages delivered to people of color--was ...
“This Actually Happened”: An Analysis of Librarians’ Responses to a Survey about Racial Microaggressions
Racial microaggressions are subtle, derogatory messages conveyed to people of color. While often delivered unconsciously, these persistent and pervasive negative messages can have devastating effects on individuals and ...