CollectionDevelopment • You must invest time in: Knowing your community Knowing your collection policy Maximizing your budget Communicating Identifying vendors Expanding your Latino knowledge Merchandising, marketing, and weeding Collection development is an ongoing process. January 2013 10
CollectionDevelopmentUse Vendor Selection Tools such as: Special Collection Lists Catalogs January 2013 Subscription newsletters 18
Points to considerevelopment vendors:Collection when working with Experience and expertise Inventory Details regarding books, cds, dvds, etc. Order administration Processing services (e.g. cataloging) Discounts Book fair participation Extras January 2013 19
CollectionDevelopmentHow about e-books in Spanish? January 2013 20
A final word On collection development What is wrong with this picture? Source: http://www.mymcpl.org/blog-tags/displays?page=7 Accessed: 01/05/2013 January 2013 22
Outreach Services to Latino communities should be an integral part of all library planning effortsJanuary 2013 23
Outreach • Key Steps: o Determine community needs and prioritize o Determine target audience o Identify potential partnerships o Develop an action plan o Marketing o Evaluate results from outreach effortsSource: Utah State Library. Planning Outreach Activities. at: http://library.utah.gov/programs/spanish/planning.html Retrieved: 01/02/2013 January 2013 24
Outreach• Examples: USTED Y SU BIBLIOTECA (You and Your Library) An Information Literacy Program for adult ESL students March 2012 1 by: Milly C. Lugo Source: InfoPeople Archived Webinar. 2012. Outreach to Hispanic/Latino Populations - Tu Biblioteca! http://infopeople.org/training/outreach- hispaniclatino-populations Retrieved: 01/02/2013January 2013 25
Conclusion • There is an increase in Hispanic population in ‘non- traditional’ areas. YOU! • Migratory families are drawn to programs dealing with basic needs. • Librarians able to serve Hispanic and multicultural populations are needed…we mean January 2013 38
END OF PART 2 Milly C. Lugo firstname.lastname@example.org Radames Suarez Radames.Suarez@queenslibrary.org January 2013 39
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