diversity, professional development, professional networks, mentoring
Library and Information Science
This chapter examines the ways in which collaborative partnerships among librarians of color, within and even across institutions, can greatly assist in job satisfaction, retention of professionals, and bolstering librarians’ sense of support throughout their careers. It also provides specific examples and models in which these collaborations have occurred, including those that the authors have experienced and, in many cases, initiated
Anantachai, T., Booker, L., Lazzaro, A., & Parker, M. (2016). Establishing a Communal Network for Professional Advancement Among Librarians of Color. In Hankins, R. & Juárez, M. (Eds.), Where Are All the Librarians of Color? The Experiences of People of Color in Academia (pp. 31-53). Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press.
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