Creating Diversity Displays

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Creating Diversity Displays

  1. 1. Creating Diversity Themed Displays to Fit a Small Space John J Meier Science Librarian Physical and Mathematical Sciences Library
  2. 2. PAMS Library and Displays • Subject areas: o Physical Sciences o Mathematical Sciences o Patents and Trademarks • Display areas: o Two display cases (soon to be only one) o Patent computer and table o Notice boards by the entrance
  3. 3. Women in Science • Materials from a previous display project o Women scientists in our subject areas o Women inventors • Supplemented displays o Bibliography handouts o Bookmarks o Directional signs at the entrance
  4. 4. Black History Month • Focused on the Patent Collection o Print list of black inventors by state o Display of a patent by a PA black inventor • Display set up o Patent computer and table o Signs arranged for visibility by passersby
  5. 5. Room for Improvement • Display space – may be reduced or dispersed • Promoting and attracting interest • New or more interesting materials • Coordination with Libraries-wide project • Suggestions?

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