Title

Recruitment and Mentoring of Minority-Students

Authors

I ABDULLAHI

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1992

Department

Library and Information Science

Abstract

The author offers strategies for increasing, the enrollment of minority students in schools of library and information science and promotes mentoring as an effective means of retaining students. The impact upon the future of the field of the current low number of minority students and faculty members is discussed. Strategies cover recruitment programs, promoting awareness of careers in librarianship to potential students, sources of funding, and support services to increase retention.

Publication Title

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science

Volume

33

Issue

4

First Page

307

Last Page

310