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Conference Session 101

Diversity in libraries: research reflecting theoretical approaches and practical experimentation

Library Theory and Research

Congress track 2: Policy, strategy and advocacy.

19 August 2013 09:30 - 12:45 | Room: Session Room 324/325

  • “This intense desire to know the world”: Cultural competency as a personal and professional disposition in collection development practices
    KASEY L. GARRISON (School of Information Studies, Faculty of Education, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia)
  • Information seeking behavior of national minorities’ secondary school students for scientific research purposes
    VIKTORIJA MOSKINA (The National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia)
  • What we are learning about the diverse backgrounds of academic library users: An overview of research designs and methods in information behavior studies
    KRYSTYNA K. MATUSIAK (Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, Colorado, USA)
  • Developing a model integral impact assessment
    PABLO ANDRADE BLANCO (University of Santiago de Chile, University of Arts and Social Sciences de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
  • Ethnic diversity at the University of Toronto Libraries
    JACK HANG-TAT LEONG (Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library, University Libraries Toronto, British Columbia, Canada)
  • Identifying and implementing diversity: Collaborative action-based research at Mariestad’s Public Library on LGBTQ issues
    RAGNHILD KAY BRANDSTEDT (Mariestads Public Library, Mariestad, Sweden)
  • Introduction and conclusion
    RAPHAËLLE BATS (enssib, Lyon, France) and YASUYO INOUE (Dokkyo University, Sōka, Saitama, Japan)

Last update: 20 June 2013