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November 2017

Strengthening the Virtuous Circle: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Dr
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
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Speaker: Dr. Nicole A. Cooke,  Assistant Professor, MSLIS Program Director Join author, professor, speaker, and social justice advocate Dr. Nicole Cooke for a powerful discussion about diversity in the library field. Learn important distinctions between diversity and inclusion, and how administrators can champion effective, proactive retention methods. Dr. Cooke, an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, was awarded the 2017 ALA Achievement in Library Diversity Research Award and the 2016 ALA Equality Award.  She was the University…

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