ERIC Number: ED459811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Diversity in Libraries: Academic Residency Programs. Contributions in Librarianship and Information Science.
Cogell, Raquel V., Ed.; Gruwell, Cindy A., Ed.
This book contains 15 essays written by 19 librarians who participated in minority residency programs in academic libraries and 5 essays written by 6 professionals who served as residency program administrators. The following essays are included: (1) "The University of California, Santa Barbara Fellowship--A Program in Transition" (Detrice Bankhead); (2) "Reflections of an Academic Library Residency Program Coordinator" (Julie Brewer); (3) "The University of Minnesota Libraries' Affirmative Action Residency Program: 1991 to the Present" (Linda DeBeau-Melting); (4) "Advocating Diversity in Research Libraries: The University of Iowa Minority Research Library Residency Program" (Janice Simmons-Welburn and Barbara I. Dewey); (5) "Yale University's Minority Librarian-in-Residence Program" (Diane Young Turner); (6) "My Residency at the University of Michigan: Rewards and Deltas" (E. Joy Cichewicz); (7) "Too Far To Fail" (Karla Y. Davis); (8) "A Day in the Life of a Librarian-in-Residence" (Yolanda L. Gilmore); (9) "Liberating the Self through Work: A Personal Herstory" (Alysse D. Jordan); (10) "De Frontera a Frontera/From Border to Border: The University at Buffalo Library Internship/Residency Program" (Miguel Juarez); (11) "The Three-Year Experience: The Minority Research Residency Program at the University of Iowa Libraries" (Toby A. Lyles, Charmaine Henriques, and Lamara Williams-Hackett); (12) "From Theory to Practice: Out of Graduate School and into an Academic Library Residency Program" (Ethelene Whitmire); (13) "Keeping the Window Open" (CM Winters); (14)"Launching Librarians into an Academic Career: The Ohio State University Libraries Experience" (Courtney L. Young); (15) "Becoming the Institution: The Resident Experience" (Karen Beavers); (16) "Beginning a Career in Medical Librarianship: My Experience at the National Library of Medicine" (Cynthia Y. Burke); (17) "An Open Letter to Prospective Academic Library Interns" (Jon E. Cawthorne); (18) "The University of Delaware Library Residency Program: Two Former Residents' Perspectives" (Erin C. Daix and Sharon K. Epps); (19) "From Innovative to Controversial: The UCSB Library Fellowship" (Patrick Dawson and Nearea A. Llamas); and (20) "Way out West: My Experience in an Academic Residency Program for Ethnic Minority Librarians in Colorado" (Jan S. Squire). A directory of programs is appended. Includes an index. (Contains 43 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Librarians, Minority Groups, Research Libraries
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Note: Foreword by E. J. Josey.