Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Library Resources
WEST TISBURY LIBRARY
OAK BLUFFS LIBRARY
2020 Civil Rights Response Letter and Resources
VINEYARD HAVEN LIBRARY
We don't currently have a link on our page specific for anti-racism or
BLM resources, however we do have a page devoted to our collection of
"Alternative Classics" that includes over 175 diverse titles, you can
find that link here: https://www.vhlibrary.org/alternative.shtml
We also have a "Social Justice and Activism" collection in our
OverDrive site for downloadable ebooks and audio:
There is also a category on our Kanopy Streaming Video platform for
"Race & Class Studies" here:
Videos, 22 titles
Audio books on CD, 6 titles
Downloadable ebooks, 69 titles
Downloadable audio books, 34 titles
- DemographicsNow: Business and People
-this is a database that is accessible to all MA residents. Just apply for a BPL eCard.
-DemographicsNow: Business & People enables users to produce comprehensive business and residential lists as well as detailed demographic reports or use a mapping tool that visualizes trends
-For example, you could use it to find vendors or businesses that are owned by African Americans, women, the disabled, and many other criteria
- Black Freedom Struggle in the United States
-This is a database that is accessible to all MA residents. Just apply for a BPL eCard.
-This resource features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. It is designed to support a wide range of students, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S.—and the fights against it.
-They've got a great inclusion mission for diverse hiring and employment practices.
Society for Human Resource Management
-SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces.
-Here's one relevant article, and if you take a look at the kind of resources they provide, I think you'd find a lot of helpful info.