Choosing Diversity: Evaluating and Selecting Titles for Your Library’s Collection

What should you look for in materials reviews to help you select titles that represent diversity? What are some of the best titles to offer as alternatives to more mainstream portrayals and viewpoints? What are some of the most controversial diverse titles? Librarians will share their thoughts on what diversity means to them and how to select diverse fiction and nonfiction middle grade and teen titles for your library’s collection.

Presenter(s): 

Sharon Rawlins, NJ State Library; Elizabeth Burns, NJ State Library Talking Book and Braille Center; Dr. Ellen Pozzi, William Paterson University

Event Time: 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:10pm to 4:00pm

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