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by E. J. Josey

Author: E. J. Josey
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Scarecrow Press (June 1994)
Pages: 390 pages
Category: Politics
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This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined

This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined. This volume is being issued at a time when there is a great concern about cultural diversity in the country

The Black Librarian in America Revisited, Scarecrow Press in January 1994. After Josey died in 2009, the E. J. Josey Foundation for Justice and Peace was established as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in Washington, North Carolina. American Library Association.

The Black Librarian in America Revisited, Scarecrow Press in January 1994. Handbook of Black Librarianship.

Information about the book, The Black Librarian in America Revisited: the Nonfiction, Hardcover, by . Josey (Scarecrow Press, Jun 01, 1994).

How much have things changed since the publication of E. Josey’s seminal work, The Black Librarian . Josey’s seminal work, The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow Press, 1970) and The Black Librarian Revisited (2d e. Scarecrow Press, 1994)? Judging by some of the anecdotes and data found throughout the 48 essays in this collection, racism remains a challenge to the profession. The 21st Century Black Librarian in America is highly recommended for collections concerned with diversity in librarianship, the history of the field of librarianship, the education of library professionals, and activism in the profession.

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The Black Librarian in America Revisited. This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined. This volume is being issued at a time when there is a great concern about cultural diversity in the country.

Josey's book gives a cross-sectional view of the experiences of black librarians. The inclusion of two or more younger contribu-tors would have given the book more of a balance of experience by black librarians

Josey's book gives a cross-sectional view of the experiences of black librarians. The inclusion of two or more younger contribu-tors would have given the book more of a balance of experience by black librarians. Perhaps the contributors could have devot-ed more space to the reasons why they chose librarianship as their life's work and how they entered the field. In some cases a few of the librarians made a few casual remarks as to what motivated them to pur-sue a career in librarianship. The Black Librarian in America

This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined

This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined. Cultural diversity is laudable, but the pervasive problem in the country is institutional racism. All of the contributors aggree that it is racism that should be eradicated if a truly multicultural society that represents cultural diversity is to develop

Essays are written by library educators, library graduate students, retired librarians, public library trustees, veteran librarians, and new librarians fresh out of school with great ideas and wholesome energies.

Digital Library Of India d. ublisher: Little Brown And Co Boston d. ights: In Public Domain d. ource. library: Ewing Christian College Allahabad India d. ubject. classification: Literature d. itle: The Epic Of America d. ype: ptiff. Adams writes in a flowing story- like style which draws in the reader, almost making one forgetful of reading a history.

This sequel to The Black Librarian in America (Scarecrow, 1970) contains an array of contributors representing a new generation of African American librarians, addressing the same perplexing problems that their predecessors examined. This volume is being issued at a time when there is a great concern about cultural diversity in the country. Cultural diversity is laudable, but the pervasive problem in the country is institutional racism. All of the contributors aggree that it is racism that should be eradicated if a truly multicultural society that represents cultural diversity is to develop.A wide range of topics are explored. In addition, a profile of Dorothy Porter Wesley, one of the pioneer African American librarians; librarians and archivists as writers, and a provocative essay by Congresswoman Major R. Owens on "The Specter of Racism in an Age of Cultural Diversity: The New Paradigm for African American Librarians." Among the contributors are Carolyn O. Frost, Herman L. Totten, Carla Hayden, Charles M. Brown, Alexander Boyd, Jesse Carney Smith, James F Williams,II, Lou Helen Saunders, Ina A. Brown, Vivian Davidson Hewitt, Monteria Hightower, Ella Gaines Yates, and Ann Allen Shockley.Especially designed for professional librarians, library school students, and other information professionals, this volume would be a useful addition to African American collections and other scholarly collections dealing with American society. A copious index that is cross referenced makes it very useful as a reference tool.