Serving new immigrant communities in the library

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2007.
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Cuban provides a guide for librarians interested in developing their institution's services for new immigrant communities. Coverage includes knowing and planning for new immigrants' needs, assessing community needs and assets, gathering resources for serving new immigrant communities, communicating competently with new immigrant communities, changing library policies to meet new needs, accommodating new immigrants with library services, building multicultural collections for new immigrant communities, and connecting new immigrants to learning opportunities. A former librarian and ESOL and ABE educator in the U.S., Cuban now lives in the UK where she teaches educational research at Lancaster U. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Introduction : serving new immigrant communities -- Knowing and planning for new immigrants' needs -- How to assess community needs and assets -- Gathering resources for serving new immigrant communities -- Communicating competently with new immigrant communities -- Changing library policies to meet new immigrant needs -- Accommodating new immigrants with library services -- Building multicultural collections for new immigrant communities -- Connecting new immigrants to learning opportunities -- Final thoughts : a dynamic future for work with immigrants.
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