This page provides a list of relevant sources. You will be able to find useful links to multicultural literature, other relevant documents, organizations and individuals.
Aktionskisten Interkulturelle Leseförderung
Organization: Stadtbücherei Frankfurt am Main
Download guidebook offering concepts for events published by the Public Library Frankfurt am Main - Aktionskisten Interkulturelle Leseförderung / Intercultural Action boxes encourage reading. Available for download in German language here.
Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity In the Library is an academic guide to diversity issues such as affirmative action, career development of minorities in the library science profession, racism, and scholarship solutions to increase the diversity of people in the library and information science profession.
Author: Robin Osborne (ed.), Carla D. Hayden (foreword) Organization: Office for literacy and outreach services Publisher: American Library Association (June 30, 2004)
"At a time when our public is challenged on multiple fronts, we need to recommit ourselves to the ideal of providing equal access to everyone, anywhere, any time, and in any format... By finally embracing equity of access, we will be affirming our core values, recognizing realities and assuring our future." - Carla D. Hayden, ALA President, 2003-4"
Author: Carl Gustav Johannsen,Leif Kajberg Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2005 Resource type: Research Report
Pulls together research results from Scandinavian public library researchers on current public library issues, including how public libraries are facing and dealing with the various professional challenges of modern society.
Author: IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section Organization: IFLA
This Manifesto was approved by the Governing Board of IFLA in August 2006 and endorsed in April 2008 by the Intergovernmental Council for UNESCO’s Information for All Programme aiming that the international community should recognize and support libraries and information services in their role of promoting and preserving cultural and linguistic diversity.
IFLA Section on Library Services to Multicultural Populations answers the question why “multicultural library services” (MLS) continue to be questions asked by the library and information professions. It presents ten reasons to offer Multicultural Library Services.
Interview with Dr. Volker Pirsich, director of libraries in Hamm / Westfalen, Board of Library Associations and the "Library Services to Multicultural Populations" in IFLA. The article deals with the work of the IFLA section "Library Services to Multicultural Populations," and the need to establish multicultural services in libraries. Anailable in German language only.
The conference was organised by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutes (IFLA) Section on Library Services to Multicultural Populations in Pretoria, South Africa, 15 – 17 August 2007.
Author: Trudi E. Jacobson and Helene C. Williams Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2000
In the last few years, library instruction has changed tremendously. As student populations become more diverse, the range of teaching methods must expand. Here is both the background and the strategies librarians need to address the learning styles of the new library's diverse users.
The Institute's Museums, Libraries, and 21st Century Skills initiative underscores the critical role of the nation’s museums and libraries in helping citizens build such 21st century skills as information, communications and technology literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, civic literacy, and global awareness.
Author: M. Lee Manning, Leroy G. Baruth Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, 2008
This major revision provides the most up-to-date information on the foundations of diversity and individual cultural groups. It also provides practical strategies for shaping and implementing a multicultural curriculum. Contents ...more»
Recent downsizing and closing of libraries and the elimination of many library positions is a proof that libraries are no longer a given in today's society. In the five chapters, the author offers ways for librarians to reverse this situation and overcome their current invisibility.