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Africana librarianship in the 21st century

Africana librarianship in the 21st century

treasuring the past and building the future : proceedings of the 40th Anniversary Conference of the Africana Librarians Council

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Published by African Studies Program, Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collection development (Libraries) -- Africa.,
  • Library resources -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Library resources -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Nancy J. Schmidt.
    SeriesMonographs on Africana librarianship -- no. 6
    ContributionsSchmidt, Nancy J., African Studies Association. Africana Librarians Council., Indiana University. African Studies Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20767615M
    ISBN 100941934772

    To mark the beginning of the 21st century, and encouraged by Professor Ali Mazrui, the Zimbabwe International Book Fair has launched the international compilation of Africa's Best Books. Nominations are being sought throughout the African continent and internationally. The conference, themed "The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Century", was attended by some seventy participants, mostly African. Among the international participants was Dr Sydel Silverman, President of the Wenner Gren Foundation at the time, a long term partner of the PAAA who was present at the inaugural conference in

    Books shelved as africana-studies: Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis, Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks, Black Feminist Tho. The Atlantic recently posted an article on the evolving role of the 21st Century librarian. There’s a stereotypical image of a librarian in popular culture: someone older, in thick-rimmed glasses and overly modest clothing, guarding the silence in a room full of books with all-powerful shushes.

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