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Finding face: building collections to support indigenous identity

Finding face: building collections to support indigenous identity PurposeThis paper aims to review content provided in an article published in 1993 to determine if there is still a need to provide information services to American Indians living away from their homeland areas.Design/methodology/approachThe design involved reviewing the content and recommendations provided in the 1993 article and then to update this content by reviewing updated US Census data, a literature review and observed examples based on personal observations and experiences.FindingsThe paper found that there is still a need for services due to increased American Indian population. While more American Indian librarians are employed, there is still a need for all librarians to learn how to serve this population.Originality/valueWhile the article reviews content from 1993, it provides original perspectives and adds additional evaluation criteria. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Collection Building Emerald Publishing

Finding face: building collections to support indigenous identity

Collection Building , Volume 38 (1): 4 – Jan 7, 2019

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0160-4953
DOI
10.1108/CC-08-2017-0032
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Abstract

PurposeThis paper aims to review content provided in an article published in 1993 to determine if there is still a need to provide information services to American Indians living away from their homeland areas.Design/methodology/approachThe design involved reviewing the content and recommendations provided in the 1993 article and then to update this content by reviewing updated US Census data, a literature review and observed examples based on personal observations and experiences.FindingsThe paper found that there is still a need for services due to increased American Indian population. While more American Indian librarians are employed, there is still a need for all librarians to learn how to serve this population.Originality/valueWhile the article reviews content from 1993, it provides original perspectives and adds additional evaluation criteria.

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Collection BuildingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 7, 2019

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