¡Yo soy Queens Library! “ I am your Queens Library” used on bus shelters and buses throughout Queens-putting a friendly Spanish speaking face on the library.
Online Tools for Spanish Speakers: Innovation from Academic and Public Libraries
Online Tools for Spanish Speakers:Innovation from Academic and Public Libraries Loida Garcia-Febo email@example.com http://loidagarciafebo.wordpress.com/ Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2012
Role and Purpose As libraries serve diverse interests and communities, they function aslearning, cultural, and information centers. In addressing cultural and linguistic diversity, library services are driven by their commitment to the principles of fundamental freedoms and equity of access to information and knowledge for all, in the respect of cultural identity and values. IFLA Multicultural Library Manifesto, 2008. 4
Facts12.99 % of the U.S. population is foreign-born. 1 in 6 Americans is Hispanic. (16% of the total population) 21% of the U.S. population speak another language.
LinksIFLAUNESCO Multicultural Manifestohttp://www.ifla.org/publications/iflaunesco-multicultural-library-manifestoLos Angeles Public Library, Español http://www.lapl.org/espanol/Multicutural Communities: Guidelines for Library Services, 3rd editionhttp://www.ifla.org/publications/multicultural-communities-guidelines-for-library-services-3rd-editionPEW Research Center Latino Digital Divide: Native Born vs. Foreign Bornhttp://pewresearch.org/pubs/1681/latino-digital-divide-native-born-vs-foreign-bornPEW Research Center Latinos and Digital Technology, 2010http://www.pewhispanic.org/2011/02/09/latinos-and-digital-technology-2010/PEW Research Center, PEW Internet and American Life Project Digital Dividehttp://pewinternet.org/topics/Digital-Divide.aspx?typeFilter=5Queens Library en Español in Facebook http://www.facebook.com/queenslibraryespanolUNESCO Public Library Manifestohttp://www.unesco.org/webworld/libraries/manifestos/libraman.html
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