AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION DISTINGUISHES PURPLE CORNER PROJECT AS ONE OF THE BEST LIBRARY PRACTICES IN THE WORLD
The American Library Association, the largest and oldest in-kind association with more than 62,000 members, has selected Purple Corner as one of the best 36 international projects within its Best Practices from World Libraries Program, which aims to identify the most outstanding projects that show the value of libraries in promoting social justice, diversity and inclusion.
In this context, Purple Corner was created in collaboration with the Vice-Rector’s Office for Students, the regional government of Castilla y León and the IE Library to inform on available resources to prevent gender violence and promote equality. Besides, to enrich this initiative, any IE Community member can suggest books or articles which address this matter.
Purple Corner is one example of IE University’s commitment to Sustainable Development Goals, which range from halving extreme poverty rates to promoting gender equality, providing universal primary education and contributing to the defense and preservation of the planet.