This guide is currently undergoing revisions by the library's diversity and inclusion committee in order to make it more relevant to today's campus community. As users of this guide, we are interested in your ideas for what this guide should include in the future.
This guide is a starting point for members of the campus community to learn more about the issues of diversity and inclusion. Included are a variety of educational resources ranging from popular culture to scholarly publications.
The guide focuses on racial issues on campus, as well as throughout the country and in the media. Resources are also provided that allow you to search and explore additional information about these topics as well as other forms of diversity and inclusion.
The resources in this guide focus on racial diversity, but resources are also available for learning about other forms of diversity. Please consult the LGBTQ Research Guide, The Office of Diversity & Inclusion, or ask a librarian if you are looking for more information.
We hope that the resources on this guide will help the members of the Gettysburg College Community become more aware of issues related to diversity and encourage them to take action.
The Town Hall Meeting in January 2016 discussed the importance of making Gettysburg College a more inclusive community and specifically focused on racial diversity and inclusion. The "We Are Gettysburg Too" video created by Ashley Fernandez '16 provides a student voice to why Gettysburg College needs to become a more racially inclusive space, and the article provides a more detailed description of the Town Hall Meeting.
Created by Ashley Fernandez
Article by Jamie Yates, Director of Communications and Media Relations
This guide was created by Peer Research Mentors Amy Violante '17 and Margaret Czepiel '17. If you would like more information or have any recommendations for this guide, please contact LIB_DIV@gettysburg.edu