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National Diversity in Libraries Conference Builds Bridges to Inclusion

Lakota Harden, NDLC ’16 keynote speaker

The University of California, Los Angeles, hosted on August 10–13 the 2016 National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC ’16), co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries. More than 450 library and information science professionals from throughout the United States and Canada attended the event. The conference, themed “Bridges to Inclusion,” included programs across a wide spectrum of topics related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. April M. Hathcock, scholarly communications librarian at New York University, describes the event in a recent Library Journal article. More information about the conference can be found on the NDLC website. The event was generously sponsored by more than 50 institutions, the Association of College & Research Libraries, and OCLC.