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Selected Publications of Deloice Holliday

The Black Librarian in America:  Challenges of the 21st Century. “We Need Some Color Up in Here: Educating and Recruiting of African American Librarians in Indiana.  Deloice Holliday, Michele Fenton (proposed book chapter submitted December 10, 2010). Scarecrow Press, Inc.


Proceedings of the 7th National Black Caucus of the American Library Association Conference: Indiana’s Librarians Are Leading in Diversity!  Deloice Holliday, Marcia Smith-Woodard, Kirsten T. Weaver, Birmingham, Alabama. August 6, 2010. (Submitted December 1, 2010).  

Proceedings of the First National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color:  Gathering at the Waters, embracing our Spirits, Telling our Stories. Holliday, Deloice, Social Capital: the academic librarian perspective. Dallas, Texas.  October 11-15, 2006; 2008: 3 


(2008, June). How to Serve the World @ your Library: Serving Non-English Speakers in U. S. Public Libraries. [toolkit co-authored with Connie Purcell, Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Public Librarym, Charlotte, NC]


Versed Bulletin of the Office for Diversity American Library Associationand published in the September-October 2005.  “Multicultural Programming at Indiana University.” http://www.ala.org/ala/diversity/versed/versedbackissues/september2005a/sept05.htm


Encyclopedia of African American Literature edited by Hans Ostrom and J. David Macey, Jr. and published by Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. September 30, 2005. [Contributed three biographical articles for this publication]


Voices from the Gaps Project. a biographical piece on Surjeet Kalsey published in an electronic encyclopedia of women of color.  The URL for this organization is http://voices.cla.umn.edu/  12/01/02.


Voices from the Gaps Project. a biographical piece on Johnnetta Cole published in an electronic encyclopedia of women of color.  The URL for this organization and biography can be viewed at http://voices.cla.umn.edu/   12/13/02.




The 7th National Conference of African American Librarians, “Indiana’s Librarians are Leading in Diversity,” (a panel presentation) Birmingham, Alabama, August 6, 2010.


National Diversity in Libraries Conference 2010, “Realities of Developing Cultural Competencies”, (a panel presentation)” Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, July 15, 2010.


 “To Blend or not to Blend, that is the question” Indiana University Librarians’ Day Conference, Indianapolis, IN, May 30, 2008. (Co-presented with colleague Emily Okada).


“Library Services and Programs Developed for Non-English Speakers,” 2008 ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 28, 2008.


“Always Here: Black Librarianship in Indiana”, Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 19, 2008. (A panel presentation)


“Librarianship - Keeping it real: the good, the bad, the ugly” Indiana University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), Indianapolis, IN December 4, 2008.


2006 Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC).   Paper title is Social Capital: Points of Discussion by Public and Academic Librarians.  I presented the academic librarians side of this argument while my colleague from the Casa Grande Public Library in Casa Grande, Arizona  presented the views of public librarians. Saturday, October 14, 2006.


2006 Indiana Library Federation (ILF) Diversity Task Force.   Invited to submit and coordinate a program for the Indiana Library Federation (ILF) Annual Conference held April 11-13, 2006.  Coordinated a panel discussion consisting of papers and PowerPoint presentations. Librarians from the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University presented at the conference.  Proposal submitted August 26, 2005. Proposal accepted and program presented April12, 2006.


2004 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando Florida sponsored by the American Library Trustee Association.  The theme for the 2004 program centered on cultural diversity and communication. I presented a paper titled “Libraries: a Diverse Community” Orlando Florida, June 27, 2004. 


2004 National Diversity in Libraries Conference, May 4-5, 2004, Atlanta, Georgia. Presented Roundtable Discussion paper, “Developing Approaches for Working with a Diverse User Population.”  Atlanta, Georgia Tuesday, May 4, 2004.


Third National Conference on Diversity in Academic Libraries.  “Diversity: Building a Strategic Future” Presented a PowerPoint paper with colleagues and panelists Carolyn Walters and Yolanda Cooper. University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa April 4-6, 2002.


“Beyond Diversity: People of Color and the Quest for Incorporation in Predominantly-White Institutions”. Presented as a panelists on the topic.  Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana October 26-28, 2001.


"Scientific Publishing in the Electronic Age."  Convener and moderator, 6-member panel discussion. IPFW Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Wednesday, November 8, 2000.