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This resources guide provides information and library materials on the subjects of diversity and inclusion. There is a sizable amount of information on the topics included. The materials suggested in this guide are offered as a part of the conversation. Throughout this guide you will find different resources including definitions, articles, books, journals, interviews, talks, campus information, and support for teaching. This guide is a work in progress and will be updated periodically. Please see the comments box below to leave your feedback after viewing the guide.

Definitions

Diversity: the state of being diverse, variety, a range of different things.

Equity: the quality of being fair and impartial.

Inclusion: the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure. A person that is included within a larger group or structure. 

The New Oxford American Dictionary. Oxford Univ. Press, 2nd ed. 2005

Meditation

"Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together."

-Jacqueline Woodson, author, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Adelphi University 

Embrace Diversity

Prepared by:

Lori Caniano, Adjunct Library Faculty, lcaniano@adelphi.edu

Contributors: Prof. Melanie Bush; Dr. Perry Greene, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion; Brian Lym, Dean of University Libraries; Prof. Amrita Madray.