Following the findings from the MLA Survey of Personnel Characteristics, 2009 that pointed to discrepancies between the racial and ethnic diversity of MLA members and the general population, an analysis of the diversity of MLA’s patron base and an assessment of other organizations' efforts at diversity are analyzed. Recommendations for efforts by MLA to address these discrepancies as well as justification for making such efforts follow.
This is an electronic version of an article that originally appeared in Notes 68(1).
Puente, Mark A. and Cleveland, Susannah, "Variation on a Traditional Theme: The Question of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in MLA" (2011). University Libraries Faculty Publications. 18.
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