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The 21st-century Black Librarian in America free pdf This collection of poignant essays covers a multiplicity of concerns for the 21st-century Black librarian and embodies compassion and respect for the provision of information, an act that defines librarianship. The essays, written by Black librarians in public, academic, state, federal, technology, and special libraries, are personable, inspiring, and thought provoking for all library professionals, regardless of race, class, or gender.

About Andrew P. Jackson

Andrew P. Jackson is Executive Director at Queens Library's Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. He has served as a Library Consultant/Advisor to Roosevelt Public Library and Wyandanch Public Library, and he is Adjunct Professor at CUNY's York College Department of History and Philosophy-Cultural Diversity Program and Queens College-Graduate School of Library Information Studies. Julius Jefferson Jr. is Information Research Specialist in the Congressional Research Service (CRS) at the Library of Congress, where he provides public policy research assistance exclusively to Members of Congress, congressional committees, and staff. Prior to joining CRS, Jefferson served as a reference librarian in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division of the Library of Congress and in the Howard University Libraries system. Akilah S. Nosakhere is Director of Library Services for New Mexico State University Carlsbad and has held management positions in academic and public research libraries in the Atlanta area. A former African American Studies subject editor for seminal Resources for College Libraries (RCL) Books for College Libraries, she currently serves on the editorial board of ALA/ACRL CHOICE.

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Author : Andrew P. Jackson
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Data Published : 12 April 2012
ISBN : 0810882450
EAN : 9780810882454
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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