The HBCU Library Alliance (www.hbculibraries.org) is a consortium that supports the collaboration of information professionals dedicated to providing an array of resources designed to strengthen Historically Black Colleges and Universities and their constituents. Created in 2002 by deans and directors of HBCU libraries, and incorporated in 2006, the HBCU Library Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors elected by and from the membership. Members of the HBCU Library Alliance are those HBCU institutions so designated by the White House Initiative on HBCUs. Mantra Henderson, Director of Library Services, Mississippi Valley State University, is the current Board Chair.
The HBCU Library Alliance works to transform and strengthen its membership by developing leaders, preserving collections, and planning for the future.
Transforming for Tomorrow while Preserving the Past.
Benefits of Membership
Benefits include access to programs designed specifically to strengthen communities of HBCU libraries in service to their constituents, programs designed to address needs within HBCU institutions, and access to workshops and training opportunities.
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