Archives and societal provenance in Australia

CHICAGO — Records and archival arrangements in Australia are globally relevant because Australia’s indigenous people represent the oldest living culture in the world, and because modern Australia is an ex-colonial society now heavily multicultural in outlook.

Archives and Societal Provenance: Australian Essays

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Ivelisse Maldonado named YALSA’s 2013 Spectrum Scholar

CHICAGO — As part of its commitment to furthering diversity in the profession, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) chose Ivelisse Maldonado as its 2012-2013 Spectrum Scholar.

YALSA’s 2013 Spectrum Scholar Ivelisse Maldonado

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American Library Association releases new data to update Diversity Counts report

Kansas City, Mo. — The American Library Association (ALA) released new data to update “Diversity Counts,” a comprehensive study of gender, race, age and disability in the library profession. 

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AASL sponsors two Spectrum Scholars to attend Fall Forum

AASL 2012 Fall Forum
 Connie Thompson
Judith Guzman-Montes

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ACRL funds 2012 Spectrum Scholar Charlotte King

CHICAGO — As part of its commitment to furthering diversity in librarianship, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is supporting Charlotte King as its 2012-2013 Spectrum Scholar. King will attend the San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science.          

Charlotte King

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Gwaradzimba named ALSC Spectrum Scholar

CHICAGO —The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) chose Ticha Gwaradzimba as its 2012-2013 Spectrum Scholar.  Gwaradzimba is currently pursuing her master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.

Ticha Gwaradzimba, 2012-13 ALSC Spectrum Scholar

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2012 Spectrum Scholarship winners announced

CHICAGO —This year, the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Diversity is awarding a new round of 50 Spectrum Scholarships.

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Library History Round Table supports Spectrum Presidential Initiative

CHICAGO — The Library History Round Table (LHRT) of the American Library Association has announced its support of the Spectrum Scholarship Program with a gift of $1,000 to the Spectrum Presidential Initiative. 

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PLA continues its support of Spectrum Presidential Initiative

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Librarian swims again to support Spectrum in memory of Ann Bianchini

CHICAGO — Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of Central Collection Development at the New York Public Library, announced that she will participate in the fourth annual Liberty Island Swim in support of the Spectrum Presidential Initiative.  The event, to be held June 29, 2012, is a 1.2 K race around the Statue of Liberty.

Miriam Tuliao

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