EMIERT (Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table)

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  • To serve as a source of information on recommended ethnic collections, services, and programs.
  • To organize task forces, institutes, and workshops to carry out the functions of the Round Table as defined in the petition.
  • To develop for Annual conferences forums and symposia programs that deal with the key issues of ethnicity and librarianship.
  • To maintain a liaison with the Office of Library Outreach Services and cooperate with other ALA units, including the caucuses in joint projects for the betterment of outreach services.
  • To disseminate the work of the Round Table through a program of publications

Learn more about EMIERT on the ALA website.

EMIERT Offers New Leadershhip Opportunities

  • 1.  EMIERT Offers New Leadershhip Opportunities

    Posted Jan 22, 2013 01:42 PM
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    The strength of any organization is the people behind it.  EMIERT just celebrated its 35th Anniversary and has a long history within ALA.  EMIERT is looking for new leadership to meet the needs of today's diverse library communities.   New technologies, new access points, and new resources need to be shared with library professionals to ensure that every member in our global society has access to a full range of library and information services. Be part of this important effort and consider becoming active in EMIERT. Come and share your skills and commitment to multicultural library services.

    EMIERT’s meeting at ALA Midwinter are:

    EMIERT Membership Meeting

    Saturday, January 26

    10:30am – 11:30am, Room:  TCC – 205 - Washington Convention Center 


    EMIERT Executive Board Meeting

    Sunday, January 27

    8:30am – 10:00am, Room:  309 - Washington Convention Center  


    EMIERT All Committee Meeting

    Sunday, January 27

    10:30 am – 11:30 am, Room: 616 - Washington Convention Center


    If you cannot make mid-winter and are still interested in participating, please contact Tess Tobin  ttobin@citytech.cuny.edu