Ethnicity and study skills: active intervention in the library setting

Lisa Lawrence, Sue White

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Evidence from a report by the Department for Education and Science (DfES) (2007) suggests that British black and minority ethnic (BME) students are not achieving the same level of progression and attainment as other groups across the whole higher education sector. Academic and support staff working in higher education in the UK must look for innovative and sustainable ways of supporting diverse student groups if they aim to provide equitable access to education for all regardless of ethnic, social or economic background.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-59
JournalSCONUL Focus
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • ethnicity
  • higher education
  • supporting diverse student groups


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