Diversity Initiatives

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Diversity Initiatives

  1. 1. Diversity Initiatives
  2. 2. Student Demographics
  3. 3. Student DemographicsStudents We ServeUniversity of Colorado DenverAfrican American 5%Asian American 9%Hispanic 12%International 8%Native American 1%Pacific Islander <1%White 58%Unknown 6%
  4. 4. Specialized Resources
  5. 5. specializedresourcesDiversity DatabasesEthnic Studies• Bibliography of Native North AmericansEbsco• Chicano DatabaseEbsco from the Ethnic Studies Library,University of California• Ethnic NewsWatchProQuest• Oxford African American Studies CenterOxford University Press• Early Encounters in North America:Peoples, Cultures and the EnvironmentAlexander Street Press
  6. 6. specializedresourcesDiversity DatabasesGender Studies• GenderWatchProQuest• Everyday Life and Women in AmericaAdam Matthew Digital• Defining GenderAdam Matthew Digital• Filmakers Library OnlineAlexander Street Press
  7. 7. specializedresourcesDiversity DatabasesLesbian, Gay, Bisexual &Transgender Studies• Encyclopedia of Gay and LesbianPopular Culture (2008)Ebsco/Netlibrary• LGBT LifeEbsco• GenderWatchProQuest
  8. 8. specializedresourcescoloradowest.auraria.eduCenter for Colorado &the West• CC&W advances understanding of RockyMountain history through “Preserving History.Creating Knowledge.”• CC&W interns and students selected asKenneth King Foundation Fellows work withfaculty supervisors to• co-author local history publications• curate digital image collections,• review Colorado history books,• produce video documentaries,• write biographical profiles• create resource guides
  9. 9. specializedresourcescoloradowest.auraria.eduThe CC&W website is a rich repository of Hispanicand Native American cultural and historicalphotos, videos, book reviews, articles, and more.coloradowest.auraria.edu
  10. 10. Specialized Services
  11. 11. Diversify Your SyllabiPartner with the Library &Infuse Diversity in Your Coursespecializedservices• Provide a more robust and well-rounded educational student experience• Partner with a subject librarian toidentify and evaluate library and otherdiversity resources for integration in yourcourses• Available on-demand at the time youneed assistance, whether designing a newcourse or modifying an existing one.
  12. 12. Disability Servicesat Auraria Libraryspecializedservices• Reference assistance service is availablein-person, by phone, email, or chat.• Retrieval of materials for library userswho are unable to retrieve the materialsthemselves• Photocopying or scanning assistance• JAWS software available in studentcomputer area
  13. 13. Disability Services(continued)specializedservices• Intel Reader and Ubi Duo available forcheckout at the ASK US desk• Proxy individuals to borrow materials onbehalf of users unable to borrowmaterials themselves• Accessible Study Room on 2nd Floor withcomputers and adaptive technology forindividuals and small groups
  14. 14. QuestionsContact Uslibrary.auraria.edu |303.556.2740 Orlando Archibeque Social Science Collection Librarian orlando.archibeque@ucdenver.edu Thomas J. Beck Professional Studies Collection Librarian thomas.j.beck@ucdenver.edu Mary K. Dodge Research & Instruction Specialist maryk.dodge@ucdenver.edu Judith Valdez Disability Services Librarian judith.valdez@ucdenver.edu

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