Collective Cultural Competency: Promoting a Dialogue about Diversity in an Academic Library

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm

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Summer 2014 Western Libraries presented an internal event titled, “Understanding the 21st Century Library Patron.” Library personnel examined changing demographics of the United States in conjunction with the ACRL 2012 Diversity Standards for Cultural Competence. The enthusiastic response to this event prompted the Diversity Committee of Western Libraries to create a series, “Conversations about Cultural Competence.”

This program is an overview of the event, and efforts to continue the conversation throughout the library. Attendees will receive workshop materials and additional resources. Although this event was hosted at an academic library, many concepts and tools apply to any library setting.

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Marrall -- Collective Cultural Competency.pdf - Uploaded by Rebecca Marrall (Jun 30, 2015 - 549.59 KB
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Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 9:41am PDT
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Thank you to everyone who attended this session -- I had a wonderful experience and I hope that you found this session useful. If you are interested in my presentation materials, please visit this site: http://libguides.wwu.edu/cultural_competency

If you're not seeing a document you're seeking, please don't hesitate to e-mail me at rebecca.marrall@wwu.edu.

Again, thank you!
Rebecca