Diversity Resources

The following resources have been compiled by the Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. To add to the list of resources or to provide any corrections, please e-mail memberrep@atla.com and reference this web page with your addition or correction. 

This page was updated on January 27, 2015.

Organizations and Web Sites

American Library Association (ALA) - Office for Diversity
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) - Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) - Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries (2012)
Association of Research Libraries (ARL) - Diversity Recruitment
Association of Theological Schools (ATS) - Committee on Race and Ethnicity
Christian Reformed Church - Diversity in Leadership Planning Group II Report (2013)

Books and Articles

Al-Qallaf, Charlene L., and Joseph J. Mika. “The Role of Multiculturalism and Diversity in Library and Information Science: LIS Education and the Job Market."  Libri: International Journal of Libraries & Information Services  63, no. 1 (March 2013): 1-20.
Alabi, Jaena. "Racial Microaggressions in Academic Libraries: Results of a Survey of Minority and Non-minority Librarians." Journal of Academic Librarianship 41, no. 1 (2015): 47–53. 
Andraos, Michel Elias. "Engaging Diversity in Teaching Religion and Theology: An Intercultural, De-colonial Epistemic Perspective." Teaching Theology & Religion 15, no. 1 (January 2012): 3-15.
Cascante, Fernando A. "A Decade of Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Theological Education: The Continuous Challenge of Inclusion with Justice." Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Religion 1, no. 3 (April 2010): 1-32.
Cascante-Gómez, Fernando A. "Advancing Racial/Ethnic Diversity in Theological Education: A Model for Reflection and Action." Theological Education 43, no. 2 (2008).
Dewey, Barbara I., and Loretta Parham, eds. Achieving Diversity: A How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians. How-to-do-it Manuals for Librarians 140. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2006.
Graham, Stephen R., ed. "Race and Ethnicity." Special issue, Theological Education 45, no. 1 (2009).
Online: http://www.ats.edu/Resources/PublicationsPresentations/Documents/TE/2002TE38-2.pdf
Hill, Katherine Hoover, ed. Diversity and Multiculturalism in Libraries. Foundations in Library and Information Science 32. Greenwich, Conn.: JAI Press, 1994.
Kandiuk.Mary. "Promoting Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Canadian Academic Librarians." College & Research Libraries 75, no. 4 (2014): 492-556.
Machado, Daisy L. "Ethnic Diversity and the Issue of Education: Latina/o Perspectives." Lexington Theological Quarterly 41, no. 3-4 (Fall/Winter 2006): 263-280.
Martin, Rebecca, Heather McCann, Myrna Morales, and Stacie Williams. "White Screen/White Noise: Racism and the Internet." Urban Library Journal 19, no. 1 (2013): 1-12.
McCarthy, Jeremiah J., ed. "The Promise and Challenge of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Theological Education." Special issue,  Theological Education 38, no. 2 (2002). 
Online access: http://www.ats.edu/Resources/PublicationsPresentations/Documents/TE/2002TE38-2.pdf
Morales, Myrna, Em Claire Knowles, Chris Bourg. "Diversity, Social Justice, and the Future of Libraries." portal: Libraries and
the Academy 14, no. 3 (July 2014): 439-451.  
Shoemaker, Lorna A. "The New Face of Theological Education. Part One, A History of the Vision of Diversity at Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Indiana." American Theological Library Association Summary of Proceedings 64 (2010): 125-131.