ERIC Number: EJ453340
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Afrocentrism: Hype or History?
Boyd, Alex; Lenix-Hooker, Catherine J.
Library Journal, v117 n18 p46-49 Nov 1 1992
Discusses the concept of Afrocentrism and presents the arguments of several scholars for and against the role of Afrocentrism in education. Implications for librarians are considered, and guidelines for related collections and services are offered. Major African studies repositories and suggested titles for Afrocentric collections are listed. (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, African Culture, African History, African Studies, Afrocentrism, Black Studies, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Services, Multicultural Education, Public Libraries, Special Libraries
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General; Opinion Papers
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