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Multicultural readers advisory work - Oriana Acevedo


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Presented at readers advisory seminar 6 March 2013

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Multicultural readers advisory work - Oriana Acevedo

  1. 1. Multicultural Services 2013
  2. 2. Multicultural NSWAustralia’s most culturally diverse state2011 Census: Born overseas •31% of NSW population •26% of Australian populationOver 200 languages spoken
  3. 3. Available from the State Library of NSW: Community language collections to borrow through local public libraries in 43 languages Audiobooks (CD/Mp3 format) and large print available in some languages Newspapers in community languages
  4. 4. Promoting Multicultural ServicesDoes your Library website lists Multicultural Services?Ensure that State Library collections in Languages Other than English (Multicultural Bulk Loans) are displayed on open shelves and accessible to everyoneRaise awareness in the CALD community of multicultural lending collections and other services
  5. 5. RSS feeds on the library’s homepage
  6. 6. Advanced catalogue searchLimit your search to only the multicultural material collection
  7. 7. : Multicultural Unit
  8. 8. ChallengesSearching for books in the catalogueLatin Script vs. transliterationsSolution I want to read my favourite author…..Non Latin Script Hindi, Russian, Greek, Urdu, Serbian Solution 
  9. 9. Reading the latest Best sellers
  10. 10. Dan BrownENGLISHprinted , sound recording and LargeprintARABIC Shīfrah DāfintshīHEBREW Tsofen Dah ṾintsiPERSIAN Rāz-i DāvīnchīITALIAN Il códice DaThai, Croatian, CzechTB, Swedish, Hungarian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Greek, Polish, Spanishbook and TB
  11. 11. Yann MartelHayāt bāy ARAPijev život CROPi’nin yaşmi TURŹycie Pi POLPiin elämä FINVita di Pi ITALife of Pi ENGLISH/LP/TB
  12. 12. ITASuzanne Collins La ragazza di fuoco Il canto della rivoltaThe Hunger Vlammen DUT Games Jocurile foamei RUM  Em chamas PORCatching fire GERMANMockingjay SPANISH KOREAN
  13. 13. E.L. JamesCinquanta sfumature digrigio / (2012) ITA/01313ITA/01349Cinquanta sfumature dinero / (2012) ITA/01331ITA/01348Cinquanta sfumature dirosso / (2012) ITA/01347SERBIANITALIANSPANISH
  14. 14. Leo TolstoySound recording and bookEnglish and CzechBooks in:German HungarianPolish RussianSpanish Serbian
  15. 15. Oriana AcevedoMulticultural ConsultantPublic Library 9273 1544