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.

Seeking member volunteers for Coretta Scott King Book Award Committee

  • 1.  Seeking member volunteers for Coretta Scott King Book Award Committee

    Posted Oct 05, 2013 07:45 AM

    Dear EMIERT Membership,


    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.    


    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee is in search of new members to join in various capacities:

    1. CSK Breakfast
    2. Public Relations/Marketing

    3. Publications

    4. Program

    5. Technology

    6. Book Grant

    7. Archives and History

    8. Membership

    Learn more about the Coretta Scott King Book Award http://www.ala.org/emiert/cskbookawards/about 


    If you always wanted to be a part of this important book award, now is your chance!  Please contact Jonda McNair, CSK Book Award, chair at jcmcnair27@aol.com

    Thank you,

    Katherine Trouern-Trend

    EMIERT, chair