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ACRL Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group at 2013 ALA Midwinter

Please join the ACRL Academic Library Services to International Students Interest Group Midwinter meeting in Seattle on Sunday January 27, 2013 1PM-2:30PM at Westin Seattle Hotel –Fifth Ave Room. Meeting will provide academic librarians with a forum to discuss issues related to library services to international patrons. Meeting will include a panel discussion on the ACRL Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries. Discussion of cultural competency and how the ACRL Diversity Standards can be used as a tool to foster cultural competency. The panel will also discuss the impact of cultural competent libraries/librarians on student success for international students.

Panelists:

Darlene Nichols, Librarian for Diversity Initiatives & Programs, University of Michigan Library

Martha Parker, Librarian In-Residence, University of Arkansas

Latanya Jenkins, Reference Librarian for Government Information & African American History, Temple University

Toni Anaya, Associate Professor, Multicultural Studies Librarian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Rayette Sterling, Outreach and Inclusion Librarian, Eastern Washington University

 

Hope to see you there!

 

Hui-Fen Chang
Humanities and Social Sciences
Oklahoma State University Library-Stillwater
huifen.chang@okstate.edu

 

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