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  • Multicultural Picture Books: A Deeper Look at Your Collection – The Diverse BookFinder Collection Analysis Tool is designed to help you diversify your picture book collection. This free, online resource allows you to upload a single file and get a snapshot of WHO is (which racial/cultural groups are) represented—and how—in your collection.
  • Report on Public Libraries: A Community’s Connection for Career Services – Public libraries serve an important role in the national workforce development system. This role has increased since the Great Recession and became formalized through changes in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. A recent study from the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development chronicles the extent to which public libraries across the United States are providing these career services