Libraries aim for more diverse staff
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<a href="http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080717/NEWS/807170368&s=d&page=2#pluckcomments">Libraries aim for more diverse staff</a>: According to a 2007 report from the American Library Association, of the nation's almost 110,000 credentialed librarians -- that is, librarians with master's degrees -- 19 percent are men, 4.5 percent are black, and 0.5 percent are black men. The number of Latino men is just slightly higher -- 25 more nationwide. By comparison, black women make up 4.2 percent of credentialed librarians, with Latina women at 1.4 percent.