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In 2006 the American Library Association (ALA) released Diversity Counts, a comprehensive study of gender, race and age in the library profession. About 25 percent of Americans were non-white, compared with 11 percent of credentialed librarians; African Americans made up 5 percent of the profession but 12.3 percent of the population; Latinos represented 2 percent of the profession and 12.5 percent of the population.
The American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table
The independent Progressive Librarians' Guild