Council of University of Wisconsin Libraries

Diversity Resources for UW Libraries

This site was developed by the CUWL Diversity Task Force (DTF). Please click on the links below to learn more about the DTF and the various resources on diversity in libraries.

DTF Background

Final Report
List of Members
Survey Results

Listservs and Discussion Groups

Diversity Librarians Network Discussion Board
University of MI Library Diversity Committee Listserv
Diversity Interest Network & Exchange (DINE)

Program Resources and Best Practices

Diversity Librarians Network
ACRL Racial & Ethnic Diversity Committee
ARL Diversity Program
Ohio Library Council Diversity Awareness and Resources Committee

UW System Resources

Plan 2008
Design for Diversity
Office of Academic Diversity and Development Best Practices
Multicultural Center for Educational Excellence
Office of Policy Analysis and Research
Office of Professional and Instructional Development

Residencies and Internships

Research Library Residency & Internship Programs
Post-Master's Residency


Spectrum Scholar Mentoring Program
Mellon Librarian Recruitment Program
ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce
Diversity Librarians Network Mentoring
Pre-College Program Directory
Recruitment Tips from the DTF

Diversity Climate/Assessment

Diversity Climate Surveys: Worth the Effort
ProMosaic™ II – The Diversity/Inclusion Assessment School
University of Maryland Libraries Diversity Assessment

Statistics and Research

ALISE Statistics Reports
Diversity: Building a Strategic Future
Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Librarians: A Status Report
Rating Library & Institutional Priorities in Managing Diversity

Resources from the ALA Office for Diversity

Versed Diversity Bulletin
Spectrum Scholarships
Planning for Diversity
Recruitment for Diversity
Consulting and Training Services
The Necessary Measure

Professional Development/Conferences

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color
ALA Conferences
Institute for Diversity Education and Leadership

Funding Resources

LAMA Cultural Diversity Grant
Previous Winners

ALA Diversity Research Grants
Mellon Foundation Scholarships
Spectrum Scholarships
WLA Diversity Scholarship

ALA Resources

American Indian Library Association
Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association
Black Caucus of ALA
Chinese American Librarian Association
ALA Key Action Areas
Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS)