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EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

 

DATABASES

  • Contemporary Women's Issues
    Coverage of topics relevant to women around the world, including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship.

  • Diversity Studies
    Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community. This collection includes more than 2.7 million articles from 150 journals, updated daily.

  • Gender Studies
    Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • Religion and Philosophy
    Researchers will gain valuable insight about the impact religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language.

DIVERSITY EVENTS
Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join Ken Woodley, author of "The Road to Healing: A Civil Rights Reparations Story in Prince Edward County, Virginia."

Tue, Aug 27, 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
A survey of fashion trailblazer Alexander McQueen's work and an intimate look at the personal life of the designer. Nominated for Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Wed, Aug 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In, the first known sit-in of the civil rights era, the library will screen films that celebrate black history and civil rights.