ERIC Number: EJ702744
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-15
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Berry, John N., III
Library Journal, v129 n7 p55 Apr 2004
One of the most promising of all diversity initiatives in library and information studies (LIS) is Knowledge River (KR) at the School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Created and directed by Patricia A. Tarin, the program has already recruited some 42 students into the profession, 20 of whom have graduated with their MLS. This article describes the many components of Knowledge River and give details about the courses offered.
Descriptors: Library Science, Library Education, Library Schools, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, College Students, Student Diversity, Student Recruitment, Librarians
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Arizona