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Diversity Programming and Outreach for Academic Libraries by Robin Crumrin, Mindy Cooper, Kathleen Hanna

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Challenges and opportunities to continued diversity initiatives

Abstract:

This chapter discusses the current IUPUI campus climate and how it offers opportunities to continue and expand diversity initiatives in the library. Libraries can serve as models on their campus by offering ways to engage students and create an environment where they feel comfortable discussing what are often difficult and sometimes inflammatory issues.

Key words

diversity

multiculturalism

universities

academic libraries

outreach

campus climate

Current campus climate: opportunities to make a difference

IUPUI’s Office of Information Management and Institutional Research (IMIR) frequently conducts student surveys on a variety of issues, such as satisfaction with campus ...

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