Moving Beyond Collections: Academic library Outreach to Multicultural Student Centers

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January 2005


This article explores the role that librarians can play in supporting campus-wide diversity initiatives. Reports on the development and dissemination of an information needs assessment instrument directed at students affiliated with one of four “minority cultural centers” on a college campus and the opportunities identified through that assessment activity for substantive and sustainable collaborative instructional programming between the academic library and the campus Office of Multicultural Student Services.