ERIC Number: ED390392
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Educating Black Librarians. Papers from the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the School of Library and Information Sciences, North Carolina Central University.
Speller, Benjamin F., Jr., Ed.
This document assembles 16 papers given at a 1989 symposium in honor of the 50th anniversary of the School of Library and Information Sciences at North Carolina Central University, Durham (NCCU). The papers examine the past, present, and future of the participation of African Americans in the field of library and information service. Titles include: (1) "Black Leadership in America: The Legacy and the Current Crisis" (Floyd B. McKissick, Sr.); (2) "Recruiting Minority Students: A Priority for the 1990s" (Jimmy R. Applegate & Michael L. Henniger); (3) "Politics and Education in America's Multicultural Society: An African American Studies Response to Allan Bloom" (Floyd W. Hayes, III); (4) "Minority Students in Higher Education: A Challenge for the 1990s" (Dario J. Villa & Jane Jurgens); (5) "Educating the Black Librarian and Information Professional for Leadership in the Twenty-First Century" (Mary F. Lenox); (6) "The Role of the Black Library and Information Professional in the Information Society: Myths and Realities" (E. J. Josey); (7) "The Voice of the Librarian Must Be Heard" (Major R. Owens); (8) "Library and Information Science: Excellent Education for the Environment of Politics" (Hannah Diggs Atkins); (9) "Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Academic Libraries: A Plan of Action for the 1990s" (Joyce C. Wright); (10) "Why Choose Librarianship? An International Perspective" (Ismail Abdullahi); (11) "The Role of American Schools of Library and Information Science in the Recruitment of International Students" (Ismail Abdullahi); (12) "The Impact of Technology on Library and Information Science Education" (Danny P. Wallace); (13) "Issues and Options: Education for Traditional Roles or Alternative Careers" (Margaret Myers); (14) "Annette Lewis Phinazee and the North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences, 1970-1983" (Kathryn C. Stevenson); (15) "What NCCU Has Meant for the Education of Librarians" (Patsy Hansel); and (16) "An Historical Chronology of the North Carolina Central University School of Library and Information Sciences" (Kathryn C. Stevenson & Benjamin F. Speller, Jr.). (BEW)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Leadership, Black Students, Cultural Pluralism, Educational History, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Librarians, Library Education, Library History, Library Personnel, Library Schools, Library Science, Minority Group Influences, Student Recruitment
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Identifiers: North Carolina Central University
Note: Foreword by E. J. Josey.