Library Service to Spanish Speaking Patrons: A Practical Guide (Paperback)Sharon Chickering Moller (author)
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If your library serves a Latino population, you'll want this book. It will help you better serve the needs of Spanish-speaking patrons of all ages. The author gives background information on various Hispanic groups, explaining some of the cultural differences that can lead to misunderstanding. She then offers a variety of program and collection building ideas. A list of distributors of Spanish-language materials-books, periodicals, AV materials, computer and other educational resources-is provided, as well as Web site addresses of Spanish-language sites. Vocabulary lists for library and computer-related words and phrases and guidelines for correctly writing Spanish words are also included.
Number of pages: 207
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm
"An excellent resource for librarians trying to plan or implement services."-School Library Journal
?An excellent resource for librarians trying to plan or implement services.?-School Library Journal
?This book should become required reading in any jurisdiction with an underserved Latino population.?-VOYA
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