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Diversity

  1. 1. Diversity
  2. 2. Diversity means • “There are lots of different things.” (government of South Australia) “Such as Cars” (government of South Australia) Car [image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.carsguide.com.au/news-andreviews/car-pics/
  3. 3. Diversity means • “There are lots of different things.” (government of South Australia) “Bikes” (Government of South Australia.) Bike[image] (2013) retrieved from http://webtaj.com/sports-bike-pictures-picsimages-4399.html
  4. 4. Diversity means • “There are lots of different things.” (government of South Australia) “Washing Machines” (government of South Australia) Washing machine [image] (2013) retrieved from http://inventors.about.com/od/weirdmuseums/ig/FamousAppliances/Bendix-Washing-Machine.htm
  5. 5. Diversity means • “There are lots of different things.” (government of South Australia) “And People” (Government of South Australia.) Crowd[image] (2012) retrieved from http://abcwednesday-mrsnesbitt.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/p-is-forpeople.html
  6. 6. Facts about Australia • “More than 75% of Australians identified with an ancestry other than Australian in the 2011 census” (racismnoway.com.au, 2013) • “About 43% *of the population+ have at least one parent who has *been+ born overseas” (racismnoway.com.au, 2013) • “languages other than English are spoken by about 16% of the population”(racismnoway.com.au, 2013) Australia Pic [image] (2013) retrieved from http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/australia/
  7. 7. GuideLines • “The library must be open to everyone and…. Must respect different cultural needs.” (IFLA, n.d. p4) • “diverse group whose interests, maturity level needs and abilities vary greatly” (IFLA n.d. p4) • “Provide resources” (IFLA n.d. p4) • Pay special attention to “young adults with disabilities” (IFLA n.d. p4) • And young adults who are “social and linguistic minorities” (IFLA n.d. p4) IFLA logo [image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.ifla.org/node/6718
  8. 8. What we will be providing • “Improving the Library Collection…” (McGrath, Rogers & Gilligan,2010) “Providing more CD’s”(McGrath, Rogers & Gilligan, 2010) C.D [image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.jetmedia.co.uk/glossy_inkjet_printable_cdr.htm
  9. 9. What we will be providing • “Improving the Library Collection…” (McGrath, Rogers & Gilligan,2010) “And D.V.D’s” (McGrath, Rogers & Gilligan, 2010) Dvd[image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.flopsite.com/how-is-the-data-stored-on-dvds/
  10. 10. What we will be providing • “a collection covering approximately 20 languages” (Brown,2002) Flyingbooks[image] 2012 retrieved from http://www.sba.unimi.it/Strumenti/5561.html
  11. 11. What we will be providing • “an English language and literacy access… service.” (Brown,2002) • “Qualified Staff… provide assessments and referrals to a range of English Learning providers in the local area” (Brown, 2002) Book [image] (n.d.) retrieved from http://www.metaphysicians-gallery.com/Pages/Archives.htm
  12. 12. What we will be providing • “Computers in the library where you will be able to “practice English using computer programs…” (Brown, 2002) Computer[image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.downstech.com.au/
  13. 13. What we will be providing • “Recreational Material (fiction and non-fiction)… including works by both indigenous and translated Authors… newspapers in other languages… reference material including dictionaries for all languages spoken in the area or links to appropriate online sources, bilingual resources and text resources ; Electronic Resources such as databases, websites-e-books and CD-Roms…” (state library of queensland, 2008) Book cover to Stephen King’s IT *image+ (2012) retrieved from http://grimmreviewz.blogspot.com.au/2012/06/stephen-kings-it-book-and-moviereview.html
  14. 14. What we will be providing • For those with disabilities we are planning on having “a wheelchair… for client use” (state library of western Australia, n.d.) Disabled sign [image] (2013) retrieved from http://www.perfecttravelblog.com/2009/05/barcelon_on_wheels.html
  15. 15. What we will be providing • For those who cannot see as well we are providing a computer that has a “large text display….” (state library of western Australia, n.d.) Computer screen [image] retrieved from http://www.pcworld.com/article/130084/article.html
  16. 16. What we will be providing • We have also been looking at other technologies such as the “Aladdin video enlarger” (state library of western Australia n.d) this enables the user to “place printed material or a photograph on the mobile table and see it displayed on the monito in whatever magnification you choose” (state library of western Australia, n.d.) Aladdin video enlarger [image] retrieved from http://www.telesensory.com/product.aspx?category=desktop&id=4
  17. 17. What we will be providing • We have also looked at employing the use of the “Kurzwell reading edge.” (State library of Western Australia n.d.) which is “…For people with print disabilities” (State Library of Western Australia.) This is a machine that “ Scans printed material and reads the text in high quality synthesized speech.” (State Library of Western Australia.) Kurzwell reading edge [image] retrieved from http://www.afb.org/aw/aw040205.asp
  18. 18. Conclusion • Very diverse community that visit the library • We want to encourage you guys to continue using the library • By providing services we will be able to help you enjoy your time in the library and hopefully you will want to come again.
  19. 19. Bibliography Carsguide.com (2013) Car [image] Retrieved 22nd December 2013 from http://www.carsguide.com.au/news-and-reviews/car-pics/ HD Wallpaper (n.d.) Bike[image] (2013) Retrieved 22nd December 2013 from from http://webtaj.com/sportsbike-pictures-pics-images-4399.html
  20. 20. Bibliography Bellis, M (2013) Washing Machine [image] Retrieved 22nd December 2013 from http://inventors.about.com/od/weirdmuseums/ig/FamousAppliances/Bendix-Washing-Machine.htm Green, O (2003) Picture of People Retrieved 22nd December 2013 from http://abcwednesday-mrsnesbitt.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/p-is-forpeople.html
  21. 21. Bibliography Greenwich2000.ltd.uk (2013) Picture of Australia [image] Retrieved 22nd December 2013 from http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/australia/ Government of South Australia. (2013). Kids' Health - Topics - What is diversity?. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335 &np=286&id=2345
  22. 22. Bibliography NSW Government, Education and Communities. (2013). Racism, No Way, Australia's cultural diversity. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.racismnoway.com.au/about-racism/population/ - See more at: http://reffor.us/index.php#sthash.rdYNp9Jx.dpuf international federation of Library Associations and Institutions (n.d.). Guidelines for Library Services For Young Adults. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/libraries-for-children-andya/publications/ya-guidelines2-en.pdf
  23. 23. Bibliography office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs (2010). Young People and Public Libraries in Ireland: issues and opportunities. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.dcya.gov.ie/documents/publications/young_people_and_p ublic_libraries_may2010.pdf Brown, N. (2002). Serving Diverse Communities: Findings from four North American Public Libraries . Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://www.libraries.vic.gov.au/downloads/Margery_C_Ramsay_and_B arrett_Reid_Scholarship_Reports/serving_diverse_communities_report _2_natalie_brown.pdf
  24. 24. Bibliography State Library of Queensland. (2008). Queensland Public Libraries Standards and Guidelines. Retrieved January 18, 2014, from http://plconnect.slq.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/108373/1 08373_Multicultural_Services_Standard_-_July_2008.pdf

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