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Diversity & Inclusion Lecture Series

Diversity, inclusion, and fairness are foundational principles with the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences. To further our commitment to diversity, 2018 marked the inaguaral Diverstiy and Inclusion Lecture Series, where guest speakers are invited to share their perspectives, research, and initiatives.

Lecture Series

Spring 2018 SIS OrientationSpring 2018

"What’s Often Done Right & Wrong, and What the Future May Hold for Academic Libraries" - Jason Alston, PhD, Information Literacy Librarian, Coastal Carolina University 

Dr. Alston discussed four factors that correlate positively with diversity residents’ overall views of their residency experience, as well as six emergent themes wherein residents encountered satisfaction or dissatisfaction if certain elements were present in the residency. Read more here.