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The Black Librarian in America Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: E. J. Josey
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher:

This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined. This volume is being issued at a time when there is a great concern about cultural diversity in
The 21st-century Black Librarian in America
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Andrew P. Jackson, Julius Jefferson (Jr.), Akilah Nosakhere
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

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
The Black Librarian in America
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Shauntee Burns-Simpson, Nichelle M. Hayes, Ana Ndumu, Shaundra Walker
Categories: African American librarians
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book will contribute to the discourse on ways of increasing anti-racism, empowerment, and representation in the LIS field and beyond. It continues in the civil rights legacy of African American librarian pioneers including Dr. E.J. Josey, Dr. Virginia Lacy Jones, Dr. Carla Hayden, and Dr. Eliza Atkins Gleason.
Library Service to African Americans in Kentucky, from the Reconstruction Era to the 1960s
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Reinette F. Jones
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: McFarland

Although the majority of libraries in the state of Kentucky did not offer services to African Americans between the years 1860 and 1960, public libraries did employ them. The Louisville Public Library, a leader in the development of library management and education from 1905 to 1925, began in 1912 offering
E. J. Josey
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Renate L. Chancellor
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-21 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This work provides a comprehensive examination of the life and professional career of E.J Josey within the broader historical and political landscape of the civil rights movement. In the era of Jim Crow, Josey rose to prominence in the library profession by challenging the American Library Association (ALA) to live