ERIC Number: ED440653
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Culture Keepers III: Making Global Connections. Proceedings of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) National Conference of African American Librarians (3rd, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, July 31-August 3, 1997).
Neely, Teresa Y., Ed.
The 49 papers presented in this volume are evidence of the research, scholarship, and professional nature of the offerings of the third National Conference of African American Librarians, sponsored by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. The papers are arranged into nine tracks and Pre-Conference topics: I: Library Connections: An International Information Exchange"; "Pre-Conference II: Globally Connecting the Stories for Children and Young Adults"; "Making Global Connections and the Information Superhighway"; "Making Global Connections in Library and Information Science Education"; "Making Global Connections in Collection Development and Archives"; "Making Global Connections in Public Library Services"; "Making Global Connections in Academic Library Services";"Making Global Connections in Law Librarianship"; "Making Global Connections in Recruitment and Professional Development"; "Making Global Connections with Authors and Publishers"; "Making Global Connections"; and "Contributed Papers." Topics include mentoring library students; academic library development; cooperative cataloging; information networks; equity and the Internet; public health connections; recruitment of African American librarians and faculty; preservation and archival collection development; fundraising; library instruction; the concept of Black librarianship; linking librarians with at-risk students; serials management; residencies as career launching pads; finding legal information on the Web; dealing with diversity; multiculturalism; church libraries; and customer service. (Includes an index.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Newark, NJ. Black Caucus.