Diversity Dialogue Groups

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Journal of Library Administration


Academic libraries have for some time focused on the importance of achieving diversity within our organizations. However, the focus is shifting beyond efforts to increase the number of underrepresented groups in the workplace, to managing workplace diversity. The creation of Diversity Dialogue Groups presents libraries with a new model for increasing the understanding and acceptance of differences in the workplace.


Journal of Library Administration, Vol. 27, No. 1-2 (1999), pp. 111-121.

DOI: 10.1300/J111v27n01_08

Janice Simmons-Welburn was affiliated with University of Iowa Libraries at the time of publication.