Research & Scholarly Activities
Burns-Simpson, S.; Hayes, N.M.; Walker, S.; & Ndumu, A. (2022). The Black Librarian in America: Reflections, Resistance, and Reawakening. Rowman & Littlefield.
Ndumu, A., ed. (2021). Borders & belonging: Critical examinations of library approaches toward immigrants. Library Juice Press.
Select Peer-Reviewed Articles
Ndumu, A., & Walker, S. (2021). Adapting an HBCU-inspired framework for Black student success in U.S. LIS education. Education for Information, 37(2), 219-229. https://content.iospress.com/articles/education-for-information/efi211511
Ndumu, A. (2021). Critical Perspectives on Diversity and Equality in U.S. LIS Practice: Four HBCU-affiliated Leaders Weigh in. Libri, 71(3), 267-277. https://doi.org/10.1515/libri-2019-0187
Ndumu, A. (2021). Shifts: How changes in the U.S. Black population impact racial inclusion and representation in LIS education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 62(2), 137-161. https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/jelis.62.2.03
Ndumu, A., & Chancellor, R. (2021). DuMont, 35 Years Later: HBCUs, LIS education, and institutional discrimination. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 62(2), 162-181. https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/abs/10.3138/jelis.2019-0076
Ndumu, A., & Mabi, M. (2021). “(Information) Poor, huddled masses?”: Chatman’s contribution to understanding contemporary immigrant settlement experiences. Journal of Critical Librarianship and Information Science. http://journals.litwinbooks.com/index.php/jclis/article/view/145
Ndumu. A. (2020). Disrupting digital divide narratives: Exploring the U.S. Black diasporic immigrant context. Open Information Science, 4(1), 75-84. https://doi.org/10.1515/opis-2020-0006
Ndumu, A. (2020). Toward a new understanding of immigrant information behavior: Information overload among U.S. immigrants. Journal of Documentation. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-04-2019-0066
Select Conference Preceedings
Ndumu, A., Mabi, M., & Oduntan, O. (2022). Preliminary findings from a scoping review of immigrant-related Information poverty research in LIS. Proceedings of the 85th Annual Association for Information Science & Technology Annual Conference.
Worrall, A.; Ndumu, A.; & Hammond, L.G. (2022). Sentiment and Network Analysis of Twitter reactions to the U.S. birthright citizenship ban controversy. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference, iConference 2022.
Oltman, S., Knox, E., Burgess, J.T., Ndumu, A. (2021). “Information injustice and intellectual freedom: Polarizing concepts for a polarizing time” Proceedings of the 84th Annual Association for Information Science & Technology Conference.