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roundtable for ethnic and minority concerns


Round Table for Ethnic Minority Concerns (REMCo) is a round table for North Carolina Library Association that serves as a voice for ethnic and minority members. REMCo strives to improve service to and in some cases even initiate service for the ethnic communities that we all serve. It is overseen by the action of an Executive Board elected to two-year terms.


OBJECTIVES: 

  • To unite in this group North Carolina Library Association members interested in ethnic minority issues in North Carolina libraries;
  • To provide an opportunity for discussion and activity of ethnic minority issues in North Carolina libraries;
  • To monitor the practices and policies of recruitment and career advancement of minorities in North Carolina;
  • To serve as a resource for those North Carolina libraries desiring to positively reflect ethnic cultures in their respective collection;
  • To provide a network for ethnic minority librarians in North Carolina;
  • To seek to fulfill the objectives of the North Carolina Library Association; and
  • To serve as a liaison for local and national ethnic communities and organizations.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:

  • Encourage and support North Carolina libraries desiring to promote and positively reflect ethnic cultures in their respective collections.
  • Cooperate with other organizations and agencies, particularly those that focus on ethnic minority issues in North Carolina libraries.
  • Ensure that you have access to a network of colleagues interested in ethnic minority librarianship in North Carolina.
  • Offer you discounted rates for the Association’s biennial conference and REMCo events.
  • Inform you about important news through the REMCo newsletter, list serve and the website
  • Voting privileges in REMCo elections
  • Opportunities to serve on REMCo offices, committees and task forces.



Rubenstein Library (Duke University)

Paid Internships

Josiah Charles Trent History of Medicine Internship

Under the supervision of the Curator of the History of Medicine Collections, this position will provide support for public services and collection development activities of the History of Medicine.

Consumer Reports Processing Internship

The Consumer Reports Processing Intern will primarily arrange and describe archival materials held in the Consumer Reports Archives collections, part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing in the Rubenstein Library. The intern may also participate in outreach, programming, and instruction activities, depending on opportunities and the intern’s abilities and interests. The intern will be supervised by the Hartman Center Technical Services Archivist.

John Hope Franklin Research Center Internship

Under the supervision of the Director of the John Hope Franklin Research Center, this position will provide support for public services and collection development activities of the Franklin Research Center.


Board Members

Chair
Marcellaus Joiner, High Point Public Library 

Vice-Chair/Chair Elect
Brittany Champion, Pitt Community College Library

Secretary/Treasurer
Joan Hill, Livingstone College

Co-Director
Jennifer Garrett, NC State University Libraries

Co-Director
LaJuan Pringle, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Past Chair 
Jewel Davis, Appalachian State University



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