Diversity

SWFLN D is for the Diversity of Differences in Our World

Although we often automatically connect “diversity” to culture, one of the first definitions of diversity that you’ll see in the dictionary is “variety.” And variety we have in our library environments!  Age, gender, culture, race, upbringing, personalities, geographical background, education, learning styles, social status, profession, introvert/extrovert, spirituality, political beliefs, relationships…the list goes on and on. …

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Making Decisions: Choosing Library Materials for Bilingual Populations (Online) (NEFLIN)

When it comes to purchasing bilingual materials, librarians are bombarded with sales pitches from editorial distributors and publishing houses. Many times, those materials turn out to be inappropriate for their target audiences resulting in wasted funding and an underserved population. In this 2-hour webinar, learn four basic guiding principles that will help you purchase appropriate …

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