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Celebrating the James Partridge Award : Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science

By: Barlow, Diane L.
Contributor(s): Jaeger, Paul T.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Advances in Librarianship: Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016Description: 1 online resource (243 p.).ISBN: 9781786359322.Subject(s): Leadership--Moral and ethical aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Celebrating the James Partridge Award : Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information ScienceDDC classification: 305.8 LOC classification: HD6951Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Celebrating the James Partridge Award: Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science -- Copyright Page -- Editorial Advisory Board -- Contents -- Series Editors' Introduction -- About the Contributors -- Introduction -- Introduction: Diversity and Inclusion, Library and Information Science, and the James Partridge Award -- I. Introduction: The Context of Race and Library and Information Science -- II. The Chapters in This Book -- III. What We Hope This Book Achieves -- References
The James Partridge Award and Other Efforts in Higher Education -- The James Partridge Award -- References -- The Arc of Activism: The James Partridge Award in the Context of 50 Years of Attempts to Influence Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Library and Information... -- I. Introduction -- II. Activists from the Beginning -- III. The James Partridge Award -- IV. Fifty Years On -- V. Different Approaches to Inclusion -- References -- Researching African American Women's History -- I. The Journey Begins -- II. A Dream Job: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
III. Becoming a Bibliographer and Historian -- IV. Documenting Black Women's History -- V. Research and Grant Projects -- VI. Doctoral Research -- VII. Teaching Black Women's History -- VIII. Grants and Other Activities -- IX. Life in Semi-Retirement -- X. Advice to New Librarians -- Moving the Needle: An Examination of Diversity in LIS in Three Acts -- I. Introduction -- II. Act 1: Then and Now -- III. Act 2: Diversity Initiatives at SILS -- A. Diversity Standing Committee -- B. Diversity Statement -- C. Faculty Recruitment -- D. SILS Diversity Advocate Certificate -- E. Curriculum
F. Research -- G. Student and Alumni Efforts -- H. Outcomes of SILS Diversity Initiatives -- IV. Act 3: What Will It Take? -- A. The Racial Climate of Libraries -- B. The Racial Climate of College Campuses -- V. Moving Forward -- VI. Concluding Thoughts -- References -- Equitable Service to All -- Woven into My Fabric, No One Is Invisible -- Four Decades of Service in an Incredible Profession -- I. Introduction -- II. Serving Young Adults and Others -- III. A Decade in Park Heights -- IV. A New Library Director and the Anchor Library -- V. Retirement -- References
In a Place of Monotony and Despair: A Library! -- I. Introduction -- II. Library Services to Prisoners -- III. Reflections -- References -- University of the People: A Perspective -- Toward a More Inclusive and Supportive Profession -- Stepping Back in Order to Move Forward -- I. Introduction -- II. Moving Forward with the Family -- III. Transitioning from High School to College and on to Work -- IV. Stepping Back in order to Move Forward -- V. Stepping Forward to Diversity Work and Research -- VI. Stepping Forward to Mentor Others -- VII. Stepping Forward for the James Partridge Award
VIII. Stepping and Going the Extra Mile in Professional Organizations
Summary: Winners of the James A. Partridge Outstanding African American Information Professional Award examine issues of race, inclusion, diversity, and justice. Their insights are complimented by the writings of other scholars, educators, and practitioners who study, teach about, and experience issues of race in the field firsthand.
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Front Cover -- Celebrating the James Partridge Award: Essays Toward the Development of a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Field of Library and Information Science -- Copyright Page -- Editorial Advisory Board -- Contents -- Series Editors' Introduction -- About the Contributors -- Introduction -- Introduction: Diversity and Inclusion, Library and Information Science, and the James Partridge Award -- I. Introduction: The Context of Race and Library and Information Science -- II. The Chapters in This Book -- III. What We Hope This Book Achieves -- References

The James Partridge Award and Other Efforts in Higher Education -- The James Partridge Award -- References -- The Arc of Activism: The James Partridge Award in the Context of 50 Years of Attempts to Influence Diversity and Inclusion in the Field of Library and Information... -- I. Introduction -- II. Activists from the Beginning -- III. The James Partridge Award -- IV. Fifty Years On -- V. Different Approaches to Inclusion -- References -- Researching African American Women's History -- I. The Journey Begins -- II. A Dream Job: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

III. Becoming a Bibliographer and Historian -- IV. Documenting Black Women's History -- V. Research and Grant Projects -- VI. Doctoral Research -- VII. Teaching Black Women's History -- VIII. Grants and Other Activities -- IX. Life in Semi-Retirement -- X. Advice to New Librarians -- Moving the Needle: An Examination of Diversity in LIS in Three Acts -- I. Introduction -- II. Act 1: Then and Now -- III. Act 2: Diversity Initiatives at SILS -- A. Diversity Standing Committee -- B. Diversity Statement -- C. Faculty Recruitment -- D. SILS Diversity Advocate Certificate -- E. Curriculum

F. Research -- G. Student and Alumni Efforts -- H. Outcomes of SILS Diversity Initiatives -- IV. Act 3: What Will It Take? -- A. The Racial Climate of Libraries -- B. The Racial Climate of College Campuses -- V. Moving Forward -- VI. Concluding Thoughts -- References -- Equitable Service to All -- Woven into My Fabric, No One Is Invisible -- Four Decades of Service in an Incredible Profession -- I. Introduction -- II. Serving Young Adults and Others -- III. A Decade in Park Heights -- IV. A New Library Director and the Anchor Library -- V. Retirement -- References

In a Place of Monotony and Despair: A Library! -- I. Introduction -- II. Library Services to Prisoners -- III. Reflections -- References -- University of the People: A Perspective -- Toward a More Inclusive and Supportive Profession -- Stepping Back in Order to Move Forward -- I. Introduction -- II. Moving Forward with the Family -- III. Transitioning from High School to College and on to Work -- IV. Stepping Back in order to Move Forward -- V. Stepping Forward to Diversity Work and Research -- VI. Stepping Forward to Mentor Others -- VII. Stepping Forward for the James Partridge Award

VIII. Stepping and Going the Extra Mile in Professional Organizations

Winners of the James A. Partridge Outstanding African American Information Professional Award examine issues of race, inclusion, diversity, and justice. Their insights are complimented by the writings of other scholars, educators, and practitioners who study, teach about, and experience issues of race in the field firsthand.

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Diane L. Barlow, Affiliate Faculty, iSchool, University of Maryland, College Park, recently retired from active employment at the University of Maryland, where she served as Associate Dean until 2011. In that position, she assisted Ann Prentice in planning the Outstanding African American Information Professional Award, now known as the James Partridge Award. Her areas of expertise include education for the information professions, curriculum development, and management. In addition to this book, she is currently a member of the Lilead Project team and is working on a book related to school libraries in the United States. She is Executive Director of Citizens for Maryland Libraries, a state-wide advocacy group that works for libraries of all types. Paul T. Jaeger, Professor, Diversity Officer, and Director of the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program of the College of Information Studies and Co-Director of the Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland, Ph.D., J.D., in his teaching and research, focuses on the ways in which law and public policy shape information behavior, with a specific focus on issues of human rights and social justice. He is the author of more than 160 journal articles and book chapters, as well as more than a dozen books. His research has been funded by the Institute of Museum & Library Services, the National Science Foundation, the American Library Association, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, among others. Dr. Jaeger is Editor of Library Quarterly and Co-Editor of Advances in Librarianship, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion. He is founder and chair of the Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS), and co-chaired the first UMD Disability Summit in 2016. In 2014, he received the Library Journal/ALISE Excellence in Education Award, the international educator of the year award for the field of library and information science.

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