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About this product
- PublisherScarecrow Press
- Date of Publication12/04/2012
- GenreLibrary & Information Science
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintScarecrow Press
- Content Note1 black & white halftones
- Weight608 g
- Width161 mm
- Height239 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Edited byAndrew P. Jackson,Jr.,Julius Jefferson
- Table Of ContentsDedication A Selected Bibliography: E.J. Josey, Andrew P. Jackson A Tribute to Dr. E.J. Josey, Satia Orange and Effie Lee Morris Epigraph Preface, Andrew P. Jackson Acknowledgments Introduction, Akilah Shukura Nosakhere PART I: FROM THE SCHOOL LIBRARY Chapter 1. Information Literacy Instruction in K-12 Education: What Does the Research Say About Success in the 21st Century? Siliva Lloyd Chapter 2. Inequality of Resources in School Libraries in the 21st Century, Joyce F. Ndiaye Chapter 3. Challenges as a Black School Librarian in the 21st Century: Why I Choose to Stay, Angela Washington-Blair Chapter 4. The Qualified Black Librarian, Barbara Montgomery Chapter 5. The Charge and Challenge of the Black School Library Media Specialist, Ayodele Ojumu Chapter 6. Swimming Against the Tide: Library Media Specialists in Urban Schools, Karen Lemmons and Andre Taylor Chapter 7. Winning the Future with 21st Century School Libraries, Gloria J. Reaves Chapter 8. Meeting the Needs of the African American Students in the School Media Program, Pauletta Brown Bracy PART II: FROM THE PUBLIC LIBRARY Chapter 1. What Does Black Public Librarianship Look Like in the Proverbial Information Age?, Linda Bannerman-Martin and Sandra Michele Echols Chapter 2. Servant Librarianship and the Importance of African Americans Mentors, Rhea Brown-Lawson Chapter 3. Becoming a Leader within the Library Profession, Rose Dawson Timmons Chapter 4. Making the Grade: An African American Library Director in a Majority Community, Jos N. Holman Chapter 5. Designing and Promoting Public Library Services for Teens of Color without losing one's Sanity, Syntychia Kendrick-Samuel Chapter 6. Adultism: Discrimination by another Name, Tamara Stewart Chapter 7. Public Libraries in the 21st Century, Lucille Cole Thomas PART III: FROM THE ACADEMIC LIBRARY Chapter 1. National and International Challenges of Black Librarianship, Ruth M. Jackson, Ph.D. Chapter 2. Academic Art Librarianship and the Black Librarian, Deirdre D. Spencer Chapter 3. Managing HBCU Academic Libraries during Economic Recession: Challenges and Expectations for Black Library Deans and Directors, Felix Unaeze Chapter 4. Managing the Academic Library: The Role of the Black Librarian Leader in Three Different Institutional Environments, Dr. Theresa S. Byrd Chapter 5. Not Just a Drop in the Bucket: Black Instructional Librarians Teaching for Academic Success , Lisa A. Ellis PART IV: FROM THE SPECIAL LIBRARY Chapter 1. Medical Libraries, Information Technology and the African American Librarian , Ellie Bushhousen Chapter 2. Achievements of Selected 21st Century African American Health Sciences Librarians, LaVentra E. Danquah Chapter 3. Why Did I Become a Special Librarian?, Phyllis Hodges Chapter 4. The Southern California Library: Opening the Doors to the Next L.A., Michele Welsing Chapter 5. The Dark but Good side of Diversity in Corporate Libraries, Brendan Thompson PART V: FROM THE STATE AND FEDERAL LIBRARIES Chapter 1. We Need Some Color Up In Here: Educating and Recruiting Minority Librarians in Indiana, Michele Fenton and Deloice Holliday Chapter 2. A Charge to Keep I Have, Steven Booth Chapter 3. Massachusetts Black Librarians Network, Inc.: Commitments and Challenges to our 21st Century Presence, Em Claire Knowles PART VI: FROM THE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCHOOL Chapter 1. Going the Distance: Supporting African America Library and Information Science Students, Angel K. Washington Durr Chapter 2. African American Faculty in LIS: Unresolved issues in a new era, Maurice B. Wheeler, Ph.D. PART VII: FROM LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY Chapter 1. Technology Skills for the 21st Century, Fantasia Thorne Chapter 2. Archival and Digital Music Challenges with Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Libraries, Gladys Smiley-Bell and Harvey J. Stokes, Ph.D. Chapter 3. Web 2.0 in Libraries, Jennifer W. Baxmeyer Chapter 4. From MARC to MARS: The Impact of Technology on Librarianship, Allene Farmer Hayes Chapter 5. HB
- Author BiographyAndrew P. Jackson is Executive Director at Queens Library's Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. He has served as a Library Consultant/Advisor to Roosevelt Public Library and Wyandanch Public Library, and he is Adjunct Professor at CUNY's York College Department of History and Philosophy-Cultural Diversity Program and Queens College-Graduate School of Library Information Studies. Julius Jefferson Jr. is Information Research Specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) at the Library of Congress, where he provides public policy research assistance exclusively to Members of Congress, congressional committees, and staff. Prior to joining CRS, Jefferson served as a reference librarian in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division of the Library of Congress and in the Howard University Libraries system. Akilah S. Nosakhere is Director of Library Services for New Mexico State University Carlsbad and has held management positions in academic and public research libraries in the Atlanta area. A former African American Studies subject editor for seminal Resources for College Libraries (RCL) Books for College Libraries, she currently serves on the editorial board of ALA/ACRL CHOICE.
- PrizesWinner of BCALA Literary Award: Outstanding Contribution to Publishing 2013.
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