Celebrating African-American Librarians and Librarianship: Past, Present, Future

Posted: March 8, 2010 by LSO in Miscellaneous

The Student Groups of the School of Information Resources and Library
Science will be hosting a panel discussion on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at 6:00pm, in honor of Black History Month and the 40th Anniversary of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

Our panelist include:

Dr. Leslie Campbell – Assistant Professor of African American Studies,
University of Arizona and ALA Spectrum Scholar

Cynthia Landrum – AzLA President and Adult Services Supervisor/Web Services Coordinator at the Glendale Public Library

Dr. Cheryl Malone – Associate Professor of Information Resources and Library Science, University of Arizona

Judy Register – Director of the Neighborhood Resources Division, City of
Chandler and Past-President of AzLA

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the history and development of library services to the African-American community. Come and hear the
experiences and challenges African-American librarians face working in the field today. We hope you will participate in this exciting exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010
Time: 6:00 pm

Location:
Main Library Rm 313/314,
1510 E. University Blvd
University of Arizona
Video and audio files of this event are at:
http://lso-sirls.pbworks.com/browse/?r=sal_cl_nopc&_ci=14669.iwXzbY-2=#view=ViewFolder&param=African-American%20Librarians

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