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Power Of Language

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Focusing on promoting Spanish-language and Latino-oriented services and resources in libraries, this selection of 20 papers was compiled at the Second REFORMA National Conference by experts in the field. The work covers a wide range of thought-provoking ideas, issues in Latino library services, leadership, practical applications, programs, and bibliographical resources. Great for librarians, library staff, and managers who have an obligation to provide quality library services ...

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Overview

Focusing on promoting Spanish-language and Latino-oriented services and resources in libraries, this selection of 20 papers was compiled at the Second REFORMA National Conference by experts in the field. The work covers a wide range of thought-provoking ideas, issues in Latino library services, leadership, practical applications, programs, and bibliographical resources. Great for librarians, library staff, and managers who have an obligation to provide quality library services to the U.S. Latino community.

For the first time, an authoritative compendium of collective thought and experience has been created to form a powerful standard for Spanish-language-oriented library services. This selection of 20 papers is the one resource to turn to when it comes to establishing or revising your current library policies and collection development guidelines as well as creating an empowering vision for the future. An indispensable tool for librarians, library staff, faculty and students of library science, and everyone who has an obligation to provide quality library services to speakers of Spanish!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781563089459
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/15/2001
  • Edition description: BILINGUAL
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

LILLIAN CASTILLO-SPEED is Head Librarian at the Ethnic Studies Library, University of California, Berkeley.

REFORMA, an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), is committed to the improvement of library and information services for the Spanish-speaking and Latino population in the United States.

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Table of Contents

About REFORMA
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Language and Identity in Contemporary Latin American Thought 3
Meeting the Needs of Linguistically Diverse Children: California's Legislation and the Future of Bilingual Education 11
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund and REFORMA: Highlights from the Conference Keynote Speech 25
Mentoring con Ganas (Mentoring from the Heart): Bridging the Mentoring Gap for Latina/o Librarians 29
The Future for Latinos in Library Education: A Panel Presentation 35
Developing Female Leadership 43
Discovering Common Leadership Experiences and Perspectives among Latino Librarian Leaders Involved with REFORMA: A Leadership Research Project Report and Project Summary 53
Bridging the Leadership Divide: REFORMA, ALA, and Democracy 57
REFORMA's Information Technology Agenda 61
The Carcel and the Biblioteca 83
Partners in Success: Public Library Collection Development and the Role of Independent Spanish-Language Publishers and Distributors 103
Perspectives on Public Libraries in Puerto Rico 113
The Effect of the Hispanic Demographic on Library Service to the Spanish Speaking 121
A New Vocabulary for Inclusive Librarianship: Applying Whiteness Theory to Our Profession 131
Bilingual Formats for Story Times and Storytelling Presentations 153
Entendidos: Library Services to Hispanic Gay Teens and Their Families 159
Carnegie Public Community Library as a Model Public Library in Puerto Rico 167
Queer Community History and the Evidence of Desire: The Archivo Rodrigo Reyes, A Gay and Lesbian Latino Archive 181
Latina Lesbian Literary Herstory: From Sor Juana to Days of Awe 199
The Power of Language: To Imagine, to Learn, to Act/El poder del idioma: Para imaginar, aprender y actuar 215
Index 221
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