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Hello all,

I wanted to share an overview of the currently active grants with links to where you can review proposals and progress reports.  

GRANT ADMIN TOOLS (interim and final report templates and question form) - http://www.ala.org/research/larks/grant-administration-drg 

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Event Diversity Member Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

This member interest group provides an organizational home for members dedicated to fostering an improved climate for diversity within their institutions and professional organizations.

Event Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

The ALA Committee on Diversity and its Subcommittees will meet.

Event Diversity Research Update

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 07:22 pm

This update will highlight new data from the ALA 2012-2013 Diversity Research Grants projects. During this session, Dr. Montiel-Overall, associate professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, will be presented with the 2013 Achievement in Library Diversity Research Honor. As part of its ongoing support of the propagation of library-based diversity research, the ALA Committee on Diversity and Office for Diversity recognize Dr. Montiel-OVerall for her contributions to the profession and promotion of diversity within it.

This update will highlight new data from the ALA 2012-2013 Diversity Research Grants projects. During this session, Dr. Montiel-Overall, associate professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona, will be presented with the 2013 Achievement in Library Diversity Research Honor. As part of its ongoing support of the propagation of library-based diversity research, the ALA Committee on Diversity and Office for Diversity recognize Dr. Montiel-OVerall for her contributions to the profession and promotion of diversity within it.

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Event Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting (ALA)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Meeting of the ALA Council Committee on Diversity and its subcommittees--Diversity Council, Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee, and the Spectrum Advisory Committee.

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Event CANCELLED: DiversiTea: Diversity Research Grants

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Join us for the launch of the 2013 Diversity Research Grants program, sponsored by the ALA Office for Diversity, which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity issues within library and information science. Attendees will have the chance to discuss diversity research projects and celebrate the accomplishments of the 2012 Achievement in Library Diversity Research Honoree, Richard Chabrán.

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Online Doc Midwinter 2012 Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee Agenda

by Miguel A. Figueroa (staff) on Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 01:30 pm

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Committee On Diversity All Subcommittee Meeting—Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee
2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, TX

Friday, January 20, 2012, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm             
Dallas Convention Center, Room A 130/131
Robert Bremer, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

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Committee On Diversity All Subcommittee Meeting—Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee
2012 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Dallas, TX

Friday, January 20, 2012, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm             
Dallas Convention Center, Room A 130/131
Robert Bremer, Chair Presiding

Committee Roster:

Robert J. Bremer (Chair, 2011 - 2012)
Eileen K. Bosch (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Nicole A. Branch (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Elizabeth Jean Brumfield (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Ms. Denyvetta Davis (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Kim L. Eccles (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Michael Gutierrez (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Sylvia D. Hall-Ellis (Member, 2011 - 2012)
Cheryl Knott (Member, 2011 – 2012)
R. Niccole Westbrook (Member, 2011 - 2012)

Charge: To oversee, coordinate, and support the Diversity Research Grants program; to identify the three topics of research for each year; to recommend potential award jurors to the ALA Office for Diversity for the Diversity Research Grants award process; to evaluate the application, selection and notification process; to serve as a resource for awardees; to make recommendations on and support fundraising and marketing initiatives related to the Diversity Research Grants program; and to assist annually in the selection of an honoree for Achievement in Library Diversity Research.

All-Subcommittee Agenda

1.  WELCOME

  • Alex Rivera
  • Report from Office for Diversity, Miguel Figueroa

2.  SHORT REPORTS/INTRODUCTIONS BY SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRS

  • Diversity Council, Michelle Baildon
  • Diversity Research Grant, Robert Bremer
  • Spectrum Advisory Council, Chisa Uyeki

3.  ALA PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

  • Barbara Stripling (3:30 pm)

4.  BREAK INTO SUBCOMMITTEES

Diversity Council Agenda

1.  INTRODUCTIONS

2.  ASSIGNMENT OF RECORDER FOR MINUTES

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

4.  ONGOING BUSINESS ITEMS

  • 2012 Diversity Research Grants Program
    • Topics for Proposals
    • Jurors--7 confirmed
    • Promotion
  • 2012 Achievement in Library Diversity Research
    • Jurors
  • Establishing Staggered Terms

5.  NEW BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Diversity Research Grants Program at Annual Conference
    • Attendance at the DRG Program at Annual Conference has been low for the past several years. 
    • Suggestion from the Office to launch a DRG webinar for the three DRG recipients to present their findings.

6.  ADDITIONAL ITEMS

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Event Committee on Diversity All Sub-Committee Business Meeting I (ALA)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 02:33 pm

Meeting of the ALA Council Committee on Diversity and its subcommittees--Diversity Council, Diversity Research Grants Advisory Committee, and the Spectrum Advisory Committee.

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Event DRG Advisory Committee meeting in conjunction with Committee on Diversity All Subcommittee Meeting - MW 2011

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:53 am

Committee on Diversity Business Meeting I and All Subcommittees Meeting
Friday 1/7 3-5pm
ALA Midwinter 2011 San Diego
SDCC-Room 29 C

All Subcommittees of the Committee on Diversity meet at this time. Subcommittees include:

  • Diversity Council
  • Diversity Research Grant Advisory Committee
  • Spectrum Advisory Committee.

Event DiversiTEA: Diversity Research Discussion

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:34 am

4:00pm - 5:30pm, Sunday 1/17, Boston Convention & Exhibit Center Room 103
The Diversity Research Grant program, sponsored by the ALA Office for Diversity, addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity issues within library and information science. Topics for applications for 2010 Diversity Research Grants will be announced at this tea, and attendees will have the chance to discuss past research projects.

Event Committee on Diversity Business Meeting I: includes all COD Subcommittees

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Wed, May 20, 2009 at 02:07 pm

The ALA Council Committee on Diversity (COD) will hold its first business meeting at the ALA 2009 Annual Conference on Friday, July 10th from 3-6pm in the Palmer House Empire Room. COD will meet again on Sunday, July 12 from 8am-12pm in the Palmer House Salon X. 

The ALA Council Committee on Diversity (COD) will hold its first business meeting at the ALA 2009 Annual Conference on Friday, July 10th from 3-6pm in the Palmer House Empire Room. COD will meet again on Sunday, July 12 from 8am-12pm in the Palmer House Salon X. 

All COD Subcommittees are required to attend this Friday session.  COD and its subcommittees will convene jointly from 3-4pm and will then hold individual business meetings from 4-6pm. COD Subcommittees are: the Diversity Research Grant Advisory Committee; the Diversity Council; and the Spectrum Advisory Committee. 

In accordance with ALA Policy 7.4.4 Open Meetings, Committee on Diversity meetings are open to all members and to members of the press. Registration requirements apply. 

For more information on the Committee on Diversity visit www.ala.org/diversity or send email to diversity{at}ala{dot}org.

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To oversee, coordinate, and support the Diversity Research Grants program; to recommend potential award jurors to the ALA Offi ce for Diversity for the Diversity Research Grants award process; to oversee the application, selection and notification process; to serve as a resource for awardees....

 

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