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Do You See What I See? Academic Librarians' Experiences of Racism 

Alabi, Jaena (2013-04-25)
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 ...

From Hostile to Inclusive: Strategies for Improving the Racial Climate of Academic Libraries 

Alabi, Jaena (2018-11-02)
Despite the presence of programs such as the American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce, Library and Information Science ...

The Power of Observation: How Librarians can Benefit from the Peer Review of Teaching--Even Without a Formal Program 

Alabi, Jaena; Weare, William H., Jr. (2013-08-27)
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in pedagogical theories and methods. In an effort to improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, some libraries have ...

"Race is a social construct and does not exist": What Academic Librarians Have to Say about Racism in the Profession 

Alabi, Jaena (2014-06-25)
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 ...

To be seen and heard: Realizing the benefits of diversity and responding to the needs of minority academic librarians 

Alabi, Jaena (2015-10-21)
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 ...