June 25, 2017

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How Diverse is Librarianship? Check Out the Stats.

How diverse is librarianship? The field has a ways to go in order to mirror the makeup of the U.S. population. These pie charts compare general population stats from the U. S. Census Bureau to the diversity of 2012 MLS graduates, drawn from a 2013 Library Journal survey.

Are We Diverse yet? (chart)




SLJTeen Live! Virtual Conference
Join us on August 9 for SLJTeen Live! This free, entirely virtual conference will feature more than 20 YA author panelists and keynote speakers, plus two hours of panels on innovative and creative approaches to teen services and programming. No teen librarian will want to miss it.