Including Latinx Communities in Academic Libraries: A Theoretical Approach to Information Access
While more Latinx students continue to enroll in higher education, physical, intellectual, and socio-cultural barriers to information may continue to impede their success and inclusion. A tripartite theoretical model that examines physical, intellectual, and socio-cultural information access provides insights for academic libraries to better meet Latinx students’ information needs and include them in campus life. This paper gives an overview of the theoretical framework along with practical steps libraries can take to improve information equity.
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Published in Proceedings, Volume 81, Issue 1, 2022, pages 45-.
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Wakelee, A., & Thompson, K. (2022). Including Latinx communities in academic libraries: A theoretical approach to information access. IS4SI 2021, 81(1), 45. https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2022081045