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Library services for multicultural patrons : strategies to encourage library use, edited by Carol Smallwood and Kim Becnel

Label
Library services for multicultural patrons : strategies to encourage library use
Title
Library services for multicultural patrons
Title remainder
strategies to encourage library use
Statement of responsibility
edited by Carol Smallwood and Kim Becnel
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is designed to offer helpful tips and practical advice to academic, public, and school librarians who want to better serve the multicultural groups in their communities. The contributors to the book are themselves practicing librarians and they share creative ideas for welcoming multicultural patrons into libraries and strategies for serving them more effectively. Librarians will find in these chapters tried and true tips and techniques for marketing and promotion, improving reference services for speakers of English as a second language, and enhancing programming that they can easily implement in their own libraries and communities
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
027.6/3
Index
index present
LC call number
Z711.8
LC item number
.L5285 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Library services for multicultural patrons : strategies to encourage library use, edited by Carol Smallwood and Kim Becnel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming a multicultural services library : a guided journey to serving diverse populations / Donna Walker and Padma Polepeddi -- No surprise, community engagement works / Theresa Beaulieu -- International Advisory Committee at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library / Meryle A. Leonard -- The gathering place : a multicultural experience at the Joseph F. Smith Library / Zoia Adam-Falevai and Becky DeMartini -- Partnerships linking cultures : multicultural librarianship in British Columbia's public libraries / Allan Cho and Con Ada -- The bridge : librarians collaborate with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, a division of Student Affairs / Fantasia Thorne and Kimberly Williams -- Connecting native American students to Cline Library / Amy Hughes and Carissa Tsosie -- Delivering library instruction in a native language / LaVentra E. Danquah and Wendy G. Wu -- The role of teacher-librarians in encouraging library use by multicultural patrons / Danielle M. Colbert-Lewis and Sean C.D. Colbert-Lewis, Sr -- Expanding services to international students and scholars at midsized and small universities and colleges / Amauri Serrano and Beth Cramer -- Reaching out to international students at the University of Lethbridge Library / Nicole Eva -- The solo career college librarian : reaching out to non-traditional students / Alice Graves -- Serving diverse populations : outreach to Chinese and African American users / Kelly Rhodes McBride and Xiaorong Shao -- The community speaks for itself : indigenous speakers in the Labriola National American Indian Data Center / Joyce Martin -- Connecting with multicultural teens (and their families by extension) / Ashley Ansah -- Soy culto! : connecting with the Hispanic population / Joyce Nutta and Julie Ventura -- Fotonovelas and historietas : adult comic books from Mexico in American libraries / Cynthia Houston -- Reaching out through graphic novels / Mike Buono -- The multilingual glossary project and my language : two online programs to assist libraries to deliver services to multicultural patrons / Oriana Acevedo and Nicky Lo Bianco -- Developing a job help and computer skills program for recent immigrants / Nyssa Densley and Heather Ross -- Opening the world : creating a multilingual video to introduce library services to refugees and immigrants / Judy Anghelescu -- Virtual services to Latinos and Spanish speakers / Audrey Barbakoff and Kristina Gomez -- Web-based language technologies / Frans Albarillo -- "If you build it, [they] will come" : actively inviting multicultural users to academic libraries by offering family literacy workshops / Ladislava Khailova -- Community family literacy programs at the Azusa City Library / Maria A. Pacino -- An oral history guide / Mark Donnelly -- Librarians' role as educators in promoting library resources for multicultural patrons while advancing a national health initiative / LaVentra E. Danquah and Wendy G. Wu -- Programs, signage, and the kitchen sink : attracting multicultural patrons to school libraries / Kris Baughman and Rebecca Marcum Parker -- Raising awareness in academic libraries with multicultural exhibits, installations and decorations / Fantasia Thorne and Kimberly Williams -- Bridging the gap : exploring the racial divide in Louisiana / Derek Mosley and April Grey -- Cafe a las siete/Coffee at seven : cross-cultural programming at a public library / Diana J. Lennon -- So you think you can write? : programming that encourages creativity / April Grey and Derek Mosley -- English conversation clubs at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library / Staci Falkowitz -- Active listening without visual cues : phone reference tips for ESL learners / Erika Bennet and Erin Brothen -- The culturally relevant reference interview : how to enhance reference transactions in an era of diversity / Erika Bennet and Erin Brothen -- Risk looking stupid? / Mike Buono -- Genealogy reference for diverse customers / J. Wendel Cox and James K. Jeffrey
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780810887220
Lccn
2012029338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40021587705
System control number
ocn802321353
Label
Library services for multicultural patrons : strategies to encourage library use, edited by Carol Smallwood and Kim Becnel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Becoming a multicultural services library : a guided journey to serving diverse populations / Donna Walker and Padma Polepeddi -- No surprise, community engagement works / Theresa Beaulieu -- International Advisory Committee at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library / Meryle A. Leonard -- The gathering place : a multicultural experience at the Joseph F. Smith Library / Zoia Adam-Falevai and Becky DeMartini -- Partnerships linking cultures : multicultural librarianship in British Columbia's public libraries / Allan Cho and Con Ada -- The bridge : librarians collaborate with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, a division of Student Affairs / Fantasia Thorne and Kimberly Williams -- Connecting native American students to Cline Library / Amy Hughes and Carissa Tsosie -- Delivering library instruction in a native language / LaVentra E. Danquah and Wendy G. Wu -- The role of teacher-librarians in encouraging library use by multicultural patrons / Danielle M. Colbert-Lewis and Sean C.D. Colbert-Lewis, Sr -- Expanding services to international students and scholars at midsized and small universities and colleges / Amauri Serrano and Beth Cramer -- Reaching out to international students at the University of Lethbridge Library / Nicole Eva -- The solo career college librarian : reaching out to non-traditional students / Alice Graves -- Serving diverse populations : outreach to Chinese and African American users / Kelly Rhodes McBride and Xiaorong Shao -- The community speaks for itself : indigenous speakers in the Labriola National American Indian Data Center / Joyce Martin -- Connecting with multicultural teens (and their families by extension) / Ashley Ansah -- Soy culto! : connecting with the Hispanic population / Joyce Nutta and Julie Ventura -- Fotonovelas and historietas : adult comic books from Mexico in American libraries / Cynthia Houston -- Reaching out through graphic novels / Mike Buono -- The multilingual glossary project and my language : two online programs to assist libraries to deliver services to multicultural patrons / Oriana Acevedo and Nicky Lo Bianco -- Developing a job help and computer skills program for recent immigrants / Nyssa Densley and Heather Ross -- Opening the world : creating a multilingual video to introduce library services to refugees and immigrants / Judy Anghelescu -- Virtual services to Latinos and Spanish speakers / Audrey Barbakoff and Kristina Gomez -- Web-based language technologies / Frans Albarillo -- "If you build it, [they] will come" : actively inviting multicultural users to academic libraries by offering family literacy workshops / Ladislava Khailova -- Community family literacy programs at the Azusa City Library / Maria A. Pacino -- An oral history guide / Mark Donnelly -- Librarians' role as educators in promoting library resources for multicultural patrons while advancing a national health initiative / LaVentra E. Danquah and Wendy G. Wu -- Programs, signage, and the kitchen sink : attracting multicultural patrons to school libraries / Kris Baughman and Rebecca Marcum Parker -- Raising awareness in academic libraries with multicultural exhibits, installations and decorations / Fantasia Thorne and Kimberly Williams -- Bridging the gap : exploring the racial divide in Louisiana / Derek Mosley and April Grey -- Cafe a las siete/Coffee at seven : cross-cultural programming at a public library / Diana J. Lennon -- So you think you can write? : programming that encourages creativity / April Grey and Derek Mosley -- English conversation clubs at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library / Staci Falkowitz -- Active listening without visual cues : phone reference tips for ESL learners / Erika Bennet and Erin Brothen -- The culturally relevant reference interview : how to enhance reference transactions in an era of diversity / Erika Bennet and Erin Brothen -- Risk looking stupid? / Mike Buono -- Genealogy reference for diverse customers / J. Wendel Cox and James K. Jeffrey
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780810887220
Lccn
2012029338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40021587705
System control number
ocn802321353

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