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Cataloguing/Acquisitions-- for Spanish/Bilingual Speakers

http://www.sol-plus.net/plus/cataloging.htm
Cataloguing techniques to improve users' access to Spanish-language acquisitions
http://www.libraryjournal.com/index.asp?layout=criticas
An authoritative one-stop source for English-language reviews of new adult and children's titles from the international Spanish-language publishing world, Criticas also covers Spanish-language publishing news as it pertains to U.S. readers, librarians, and booksellers
http://www.yhtp.org/
Site for just released video on child sexual abuse in Spanish with English subtitles
http://www.libraryjournal.com/index.asp?layout=criticas
A comprehensive review in English of the latest in Spanish language publishing
http://www.csusm.edu/csb/
Academic Center that promotes literacy in English and Spanish and informs current and future educational decision-makers about the value in Spanish of books centered around Latino people and culture for the education of English-speaking and Spanish-speaking children and adolescents.
http://www.mocygo.com/index-spanish.html
Computer books in Spanish; Libros de computación en Espanñol
http://www.farmworkers.cornell.edu/pdf/bibliography.pdf
Annotated Bibliography of Publications, Films, Web Sites Relating to Farmworkers
http://www.migrantlibrary.org/list.asp?Type=Title
Book list by title with annotation
http://www.hesperian.org/buy_books.htm
Community health and empowermnet books in English and Spanish
http://interculturalpress.com/shop/index.html
Books, simulations, and other training materials about crossing cultures
http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/nsf/faq/buyingbooksinspanish.html
Nebraska Library Commission--Buying Books in
http://'www.npl.org/Pages/Multimac/Collections/multimacspanish..html
Newark Public Library-MultiMAC Spanish Language Resources
http://www.npl.org/Pages/Spanish/index.html
Sala Hispanoamaericana
 

Improving Library Access to non English-speaking Patrons

http://www.gale.com/enewsletters/spanish/2003_06/suarez.htm
Economic considerations for improving library access to non-English-speaking patrons
http://www.ala.org/ala/rusa/rusaprotools/referenceguide/guidelineslibrary.htm
Guidelines for library services to Hispanics
http://www.webjunction.org/do/DisplayContent?id=5998
This marketing plan is part of www.webjunction.org's focus on the American Library Association "Equity of Access" initiative on serving indigenous and new immigrant communities. Consult the webjunction site for additional related resources.

Programming for the Latino Community

http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/pubs/bilingual/index.html
Bibliography and bilingual programs for children and families (from toddler to adult)
http://www.gale.com/free resources/chh/index.htm
Thomson Gale's Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
http://www.gale.com/enewsletters/spanish/2003_10/index.htm#7
Thomson Gale's Spanish Community News, bimonthly newsletter October 2003

Promoting the Library to the Latino Community

http://www.sol-plus.net/plus/home.htm
Useful resources to make the library a more welcoming place for Spanish-speakers
http://www.gale.com/free_resources/marketing/find_yourself_sp/index.htm
Find Yourself in the Library-site in Spanish--full of free and very creative resources to promote your library
http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/hispanic/index.htm
North Carolina State Library Designing Services for Hispanic Communities
http://www.library.ca/gov/assets/acrobat/Adelante_1-41.pdf
California State Library Recommendations for Effective Library Service to the Spanish-Speaking
http://www.multicolib.org/libros
Colorado County Library's Outreach in Spanish
http://library.utah.gov/latino.html
Utah State Library Division Outreach to the Latino Community
http://www.sol-plus.net/plus/home.htm
Public Libraries Using Spanish
http://www.reforma.org
The National Association to Promote Library and Information Serivces to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking
http://www.cbcbooks.org/html/library_outreacdh_to_hispanic_c.html
Under Programming for the Latino Community

Serving Latino Customers in the Library

http://library.utah.gov/glossary.html
Basic terminology in Spanish for a library setting
http://www.sol-plus.net/solinaweb.htm
Free tutorials for offering basic computer classes in Spanish
http://www.unm.edu/~emmons/nmla/spanish-for-librarians.html
Resources from the bilingual workshop for Spanish-speaking librarians and librarians interested in learning Spanish to enable basic communication with Spanish-speaking patrons
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/PubLib/archive/9709/0114.html
Public library terms in Spanish for librarians
http://lg.msn.com/intl/es/tutorial/
Microsoft computer tutorial in Spanish
http://store.yahoo.com/audiovideolatino/tuyredein.html
Yahoo computer tutorial and Reference in Spanish
http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/education/multi/activities.html
Multicultural supersite--intercultural activities
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/newsroom/publications/pubsother/foreign_translations.htm
Foreign language translations of Maryland State Department of Eucation documents, including Your Child Goes to Kindergarten, etc.
http://espanol.superpages.com/
The yellow pages in Spanish by city and by category
http://www.colorincolorado.org/
In Spanish and English: Resources for Spanish-speaking parents to help with reading and school success
http://www.sol-plus.net/plus/services/app.htm
Library card application in Spanish with side-by-side translation. Clarifies the last name/mother's maiden name (apellido/segundo appellido) confusion.
http://medlineplus.gov/spanish/
Comprehensive health information in Spanish from National Library of Medicine and NIH
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/spanish/
List of consumer publications in Spanish from the Federal Government
http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/InfoToGo/409.html
Multicultural resources for Hearing-impaired Latinos
http://www.firstgov.gov/Espanol/index.shtml
Cualquier usted quiere o necesita del gobierno de EE.UU., está aquí en Firstgov.gov. Usted encontrará un tesoro rico de información en línea, los servicios y los recursos.

Advocating for Latinos

http://www.nclr.org/policy/immigration/imm_tool_kit.pdf
Immigrant Access to Driver's Licenses: A Tool Kit for Advocates
http://www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/print.cfm?ID=115
The Matricula Consular card: Identification for Mexican Immigrants
http://www.nclr.org/
National Council of La Raza: Making a Difference for Hispanic Americans
http://www.dhr.state.md.us/mona/staff.htm
Maryland Office for New Americans (MONA)
http://www.marylandhispanics.org/
Maryland commission providing information about events, organizations, legislation and community resources for the state's Hispanic population.

Exploring Migration/Demographic Issues

http://www.nilc.org/immlawpolicy/index.htm
National Immigration Law Center
http://www.migrationinformation.org/USFocus/state.cfm?ID=MD
Fact sheet on the foreign-born in Maryland
http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?ID=210
The Mexican Factor in US Immigration Reform
http://www.mla.org/census_main
Map of US providing actual numbers and percentages for thirty-seven language groups by zip code and county from 2000 census data.

US Public Library Websites with Information in Spanish

http://www.reforma.org/spanishwebsites.htm
Look for your public library link on this site

Multicultural Issues

http://money.cnn.com/2000/05/03/career/q_body_language/Issues
Body language among cultures
http://www.tenet.edu/halls/multiculturalism.html#latino
Latino,Chicano/Mexican resources
http://www-home.cr.duq.edu/~munoz/multiculture.html 
Duquesne University Diversity Network--multiple links 

Thomson Gale Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

From Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2004, join Thomson Gale in the celebration with these great offers:
Free access to Spanish-language online resources all month long
Discounts on Spanish-language books - save from 5% to 75%
Downloadable tools to help promote your Spanish-language programs
Free bimonthly e-newsletter for libraries and schools serving Spanish-speaking patrons

 

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