Power Of Language

Power Of Language

by Lillian Castillo-Speed, REFORMA


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Power Of Language by Lillian Castillo-Speed, REFORMA

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563089459
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2001
Edition description: BILINGUAL
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

About 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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