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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion


The Library Diversity Committee (LDC) is charged to provide leadership in planning and implementing diversity activities for the education and training of all Library staff and to serve as a resource for Library staff.  The LDC advances the diversity mission of the University of Delaware Library by providing leadership, support, and development opportunities across all levels of the Library.  The LDC has an ongoing, active role in increasing awareness and sensitivity among staff, and promoting the Library as a resource that supports the University of Delaware community.

Current Committee

  • Yuqiao (Brigitte) Cao, Affiliate Assistant Librarian, Pauline A. Young Resident and Visual Literacy Librarian, Museums and Instructional Services, 2021/2023 
  • Sharon Fitzgerald, Curator, Mineralogical Museum, 2020/2022
  • Julia Oestreich, Director, University of Delaware Press, 2021/2023
  • Michael Stewart, Assistant Librarian and Metadata Librarian, Cataloging and Metadata Department, 2021/2023
  • Amanda Zehnder, Chief Curator and Head, Museums, 2020/2022
  • Maisha Carey, Deputy University Librarian and Director of Organizational Learning (ex-officio)


If you would like to contact the Library Diversity Committee, please email them at