Two prominent Palestinian librarians-- Randa Kamal, Director of libraries at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem and President of the Palestinian Library Association, and Diana Sayej-Naser, Director of the Main Library at Birzeit University in Birzeit, Palestine and General Coordinator of the Palestinian Library and Information Consortium (PALICO)--will speak. Both will talk about the special problems and issues encountered by Palestinian libraries and librarians, about what they are doing to address those problems, and about what the international library community can do to help.
Sponsored jointly by the ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table and Librarians and Archivists with Palestine.
Meeting Type: Program
Interests: Advocacy, Community Engagement, Diversity, Equity of Access, International Issues, Social Change
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
SRRT International Responsibilities Task Force