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Library Services for Immigrants: A Report on Current Practices (eBook)

Title:
Library Services for Immigrants: A Report on Current Practices (eBook)
Format:
USA Price: 
Stock:
Available from other retailers
GPO Stock Number:
999-000-44449-6

ISBN

9780160877520
Description

This report identifies current practices in library services for immigrants and offers ideas for libraries that wish to provide programs and services for immigrants living in their communities. The report, which provides sample suggestions and strategies, is not a comprehensive guide, as there are likely many other promising approaches for assisting immigrants in libraries nationwide. The report addresses the following topics:

  • Partnerships
  • Collections
  • Information Services
  • Programs and Events
  • Outreach
  • Planning
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction ............................................................................. 1

Partnerships .................................................................... 1

Collections ........................................................... 2

Information Services ............................................................ 3

Programs and Events ....................................................... 3

Outreach .................................................................. 4

Planning .......................................................................... 5

Conclusion .............................6

Photo Credits .................................. 6

Appendix

Working Group Participants ......................7

Websites of Libraries Participating in the Working Group.................7

Audience

Libraries interested in providing programs for immigrants would find this resource to be informative.

Product Details

USA Price:
$1.99
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Year/Pages:
2011, 16 pages
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