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Library work for immigrants

Library work for immigrants

a handbook

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Published by NBLC in The Hague .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries and immigrants -- Netherlands -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Minorities -- Books and reading -- Netherlands -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Immigrants -- Books and reading -- Netherlands -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Immigrants -- Services for -- Netherlands -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[editors, Yolande Inklaar ... et al. ; translation, Thea Adamson-van Elteren, Peggy van Schaik-Goodfellow, Ralphien Boissevain].
      ContributionsInklaar, Yolande., Nederlands Bibliotheek- en Lektuurcentrum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ711.8 .B5513 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1757335M
      ISBN 109062523943
      LC Control Number92102843

        Developed as a result of a working group with public libraries, community-based organizations, and adult educators, this report identifies current practices and provides suggestions for libraries offering services to immigrants.   Produced by the Ethnic Studies Library at the University of California, Berkeley, this bibliographic index covers a wide range of materials focused on the Mexican-American and Chicano experience, as well as the broader Latino experience of Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central American immigrants since

      The Hartford Public Library provides a free program, The American Place (TAP), designed to welcome immigrants and ease their transition into their new home city. TAP promotes Hartford’s shared civic values and its vibrant cultural multiplicity. Services include legal advice, education, volunteer training, and computer/Internet access. The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest most diverse population of any library in the United States. Through its Central Library and 72 branches, the Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.

        For undocumented immigrants, however, this is another instance in which they are being denied a public service. Requirements for library cards vary all over the country. The writer and library. The Immigrants is the first in a series of six books by Howard Fast. I first read these books in the early 80's and devoured them as fast as I could. I remember being on the "waiting list" at my local public library/5.


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"Each chapter of the book provides lists of resources and Brainstorm Boxes to both provoke and inform the reader A wonderful book that will assist any public library deliver a variety of programs and services that will be of real value to the immigrant and newcomer communities." - Public Library 5/5(1).

From to ―a period of free immigration―the mission of the American public library in its work with immigrants was to Americanize the immigrants by Cited by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Pun, who then worked at the New York Public Library, on Octohelped organize a program in honor of Rihani’s work and to celebrate the th anniversary of The Book of Khalid. Sharon McQueen, a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin‒Madison, discussed the life of librarian and editor May Massee (–), who is best known for her work at Doubleday.

immigrants is another strategy for making the library more accessible to immigrants. Because library staff members are familiar with the community, they are often in a good position to refer immigrants to other local agencies or organizations.

Many communities have developed free, comprehensive community services Size: 2MB. 19 Books for Kids About the Immigrant Experience in America by Laura Lambert “This was the secret of America: a nation of people with the fresh memory of old traditions who dared to explore new frontiers, people eager to build lives for themselves in a spacious society that did not restrict their freedom of choice and action.”.

Libraries play a critical role in serving immigrant communities. Through our joint effort with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), we plan to educate librarians, and in turn their immigrant customers, on topics ranging from naturalization, the unauthorized practice of immigration law, and the importance of digital literacy.

USCIS/IMLS Partnership Goals. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Illegal Immigration from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. The Illegal Immigration and Reform Responsibility Act led to massive deportations of illegal immigrants.

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Children’s Books About the Immigrant Experience Karina Glaser Like many of you, the recent presidential elections have made me more determined than ever that my kids read immigrant stories and build empathy and love for those from different cultures, experiences, and beliefs.

One of my especially meaningful library memories was the day in when the library where I work hosted a naturalization ceremony with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

The people in attendance were all dressed up, and you could see the excitement and anticipation on their faces. Children's Books About Immigration. For many families, immigration is a key theme in their Family Trees and family story.

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This study also finds that school books for primary and secondary school in immigrants’ first languages facilitate understanding of concepts and contexts.

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Shop now & receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. All library staff who work with immigrants, answer any immigration questions, or oversee legal service programs. Panelists. Sebastian Zavala is a program manager at the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) in San Francisco, Calif.

Before he joined IAN, he was an adjudications officer for Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), interviewing. Get this from a library. Library services for immigrants and new Americans: celebration and integration.

[Jennifer Koerber] -- "If you're wondering what your library can do for your community's immigrant population, start with this book, replete with resources, tips, and suggestions that will prove valuable guidance to any.

Main Library JVA46 This work aims to enrich studies of American immigration history by combining and comparing the experiences of both European immigration, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and Asian, Hispanic, Caribbean, and African immigrations in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Books to Help Kids Understand the Immigrant Experience Captivating stories of the immigrant and refugee experience can help kids understand what people go through when they move to a new country and start new lives.High rates of immigration are frequently accompanied by militant, and sometimes violent, calls for immigration restriction or deportation by nationalist groups.

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