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Review Of "Digital Nation: Toward An Inclusive Information Society", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "Digital Nation: Toward An Inclusive Information Society", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Do We Really Need Cultural Diversity In The Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn Jul 2012

Do We Really Need Cultural Diversity In The Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Moving Beyond Cliche: Cultural Diversity And The Curriculum In Library And Information Studies, William Welburn Jul 2012

Moving Beyond Cliche: Cultural Diversity And The Curriculum In Library And Information Studies, William Welburn

William C Welburn

There are four basic issues to be resolved in any consideration of cultural diversity and library/information science education. An effective response to curriculum reform mandates the development of specific responses to each of these.


Review Of "The Black Librarian In America Revisited", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "The Black Librarian In America Revisited", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Review Of "If Only We Knew: Increasing The Public Value Of Social Science Research", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "If Only We Knew: Increasing The Public Value Of Social Science Research", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Review Of "Information Feudalism: Who Owns The Knowledge Economy?", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "Information Feudalism: Who Owns The Knowledge Economy?", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Review Of "The Modern Invention Of Information: Discourse, History, And Power", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "The Modern Invention Of Information: Discourse, History, And Power", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Etds, Scholarly Communication, And Campus Collaboration, William C. Welburn, Richard Fyffe Jul 2012

Etds, Scholarly Communication, And Campus Collaboration, William C. Welburn, Richard Fyffe

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Review Of "From Grunts To Gigabytes: Communication And Society", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "From Grunts To Gigabytes: Communication And Society", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Multicultural Curriculum And Higher Education, William Welburn Jul 2012

Multicultural Curriculum And Higher Education, William Welburn

William C Welburn

The persistence of cultural wars in academic disciplines and among populations within college and university campuses appears to he counterintuitive to the tradition of responsiveness to societal needs that is the hallmark of collegiate curriculum reform, especially throughout the twentieth century. Important issues in higher education's conversation over multiculturalism and the curriculum, ranging from reform of basic curricular requirements to the persistence of ethnic and gender studies programs, are discussed with an eye toward opportunities for effecting change in academic libraries.


The Double Life Of The College Campus:Striking A Balance Between Reality And Expectations, William C. Welburn Jul 2012

The Double Life Of The College Campus:Striking A Balance Between Reality And Expectations, William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Review Of "Print Culture In A Diverse America", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "Print Culture In A Diverse America", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Leadership Lessons In A Climate Of Social Transformation, Janice Welburn, William C. Welburn Aug 2011

Leadership Lessons In A Climate Of Social Transformation, Janice Welburn, William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Cultivating Partnerships/Realizing Diversity, Janice Simmons-Welburn, William C. Welburn Aug 2011

Cultivating Partnerships/Realizing Diversity, Janice Simmons-Welburn, William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

Academic librarians should not only seek methods for continuous learning about an increasingly diverse college student body, they are encouraged to pursue partnerships with campus agencies that work directly with students, especially those charged with building a diverse community of students. The authors present two examples to illustrate strategies-in-action.


Creating Inclusive Communities: Diversity And The Responses Of Academic Libraries, William Welburn Jun 2010

Creating Inclusive Communities: Diversity And The Responses Of Academic Libraries, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Memory, Authenticity And Cultural Identiy: The Role Of Library Programs, Services And Collections In Creating Community, Veronda Pitchford, Camila Alire, Malore Brown, Karen Downing, Alexandra Rivera, Janice Welburn, Mark Winston, William Welburn Jul 2009

Memory, Authenticity And Cultural Identiy: The Role Of Library Programs, Services And Collections In Creating Community, Veronda Pitchford, Camila Alire, Malore Brown, Karen Downing, Alexandra Rivera, Janice Welburn, Mark Winston, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


The Promise Of Diversity In The Library Community, William Welburn, Janice Welburn May 2009

The Promise Of Diversity In The Library Community, William Welburn, Janice Welburn

William C Welburn

William C. Welburn and Janice Welburn examine the strides made by libraries in dealing with a diverse public and in making sure diversity is a major consideration in acquisition of resources, in staffing, and in training practices.


To "Keep The Past In Lively Memory": William Carl Bolivar's Efforts To Preserve African American Cultural Heritage, William Welburn Dec 2006

To "Keep The Past In Lively Memory": William Carl Bolivar's Efforts To Preserve African American Cultural Heritage, William Welburn

William C Welburn

The contributions of William Carl Bolivar, a Philadelphia African American bibliophile and journalist, are considered. Bolivar’s interest in historical documentation shaped his sense of interconnectedness with the collective memory of Philadelphia’s black community. His collecting interests are manifested in his column published in the Philadelphia Tribune, in his contributions to the American Negro Historical Society and other social and cultural organizations in Philadelphia, and in a published catalog of portions of his collection. Bolivar’s network of collectors and associates formed a “nucleus for a larger effort” to preserve African American cultural heritage. Their collecting efforts formed the ...


William Carl Bolivar: Philadelphia Journalist, Collector, Educator, William Welburn Aug 2006

William Carl Bolivar: Philadelphia Journalist, Collector, Educator, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Critical Memory, Collecting, And Documenting Culture And Community: The Experiences Of Two 19th Century Black Book Collectors, William Welburn Jun 2005

Critical Memory, Collecting, And Documenting Culture And Community: The Experiences Of Two 19th Century Black Book Collectors, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


College And University Context For Library Human Resource Management, William Welburn Jan 2004

College And University Context For Library Human Resource Management, William Welburn

William C Welburn

This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries. Libraries in varying academic environments have undergone tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they have sought redefinition as learning organizations. As organizations they have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism, along with challenges from such shifting workplace demographics as age and ethnicity and technological issues, which have also had direct impact on the recruitment and retention of staff. Much of the attention of human resources administrators in academic libraries has focused on ...


Ethics And Human Resource Management, William Welburn Jan 2004

Ethics And Human Resource Management, William Welburn

William C Welburn

This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries. Libraries in varying academic environments have undergone tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they have sought redefinition as learning organizations. As organizations they have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism, along with challenges from such shifting workplace demographics as age and ethnicity and technological issues, which have also had direct impact on the recruitment and retention of staff. Much of the attention of human resources administrators in academic libraries has focused on ...


Organizational Entry, Sense Making, And New Professional Employees In Academic Libraries, William Welburn, Janice Welburn Apr 2003

Organizational Entry, Sense Making, And New Professional Employees In Academic Libraries, William Welburn, Janice Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Cultivating Partnerships/Realizing Diversity, William Welburn, Janice Welburn Mar 2000

Cultivating Partnerships/Realizing Diversity, William Welburn, Janice Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Transforming Partnerships: The University Of Iowa Etd Project, William Welburn, Carol Hughes, Phil Potter, Patty Strabala Feb 2000

Transforming Partnerships: The University Of Iowa Etd Project, William Welburn, Carol Hughes, Phil Potter, Patty Strabala

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Diversity: Issues Of Challenge And Change, William Welburn Jan 1993

Diversity: Issues Of Challenge And Change, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Unity Through Diversity: Meeting The Needs Of A Changing Student Population, William Welburn Sep 1992

Unity Through Diversity: Meeting The Needs Of A Changing Student Population, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Cultural Diversity And Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn May 1992

Cultural Diversity And Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Establishing A Program Of Academic Library Outreach, William Welburn Oct 1991

Establishing A Program Of Academic Library Outreach, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.