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Minitex News articles tagged with "Diversity" (8):

Thanksgiving: An enduring yet evolving American tradition

Using eLibrary Minnesota, let’s delve into Thanksgiving's rich history and evolution, from the experience of the Wampanoag to the holiday’s emphasis on unity, gratitude, and the pursuit of a better life.

Exploring Diverse Voices with Ebooks Minnesota

Literature that explores complex ideas exposes readers to material that challenges their thinking and can help widen perspectives and empower community voices. This literature can also promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by highlighting the experiences of minority groups and oppressed communities. With Ebooks Minnesota’s “Challenged and Banned Books” collection, you can access titles that explore diverse voices and experiences.  

New content around social justice and racial diversity added to Ebooks Minnesota

We are happy to share that several new titles around racism, antiracism, and American history have been added to Ebooks Minnesota.

EBSCO Exploring Race in Society free database now available

EBSCO's free Exploring Race in Society database is now available. This free database contains context and solutions-oriented points of view within a scholarly collection of proprietary and licensed content on topics related to race, ethnicity, diversity, and inclusiveness.

MLA 2021: Inclusive leadership, information literacy, and intellectual freedom

We attended some great sessions at the Minnesota Library Association's Annual Conference this year. Here are a few highlights from Stephanie Hess, Molly Huber, and Sara Ring.

Registration Closing Soon for MDL's Enhancing DEIA in Digital Collections Symposium

Registration closes August 4th for the Minnesota Digital Library's online symposium "Enhancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in Digital Collections", which takes place Thursday, August 5th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

MDL to host symposium on Enhancing DEIA in Digital Collections

The Minnesota Digital Library is hosting an online symposium on Enhancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in Digital Collections on Thursday, August 5th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Diverse children's books in Ebooks Minnesota

Just as books are important to children, so too is diversity in children's books. Reading books about different cultures, religions, backgrounds, and people can help to instill love and inspire acceptance. This can happen anytime. During playtime, before bed, or anytime in between, a diverse book can be a great way to start the conversation and create a new way of thinking without children even realizing it.