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Multiculturalism in libraries

Author: Rosemary Ruhig Du Mont; Lois Buttlar; William Alvin Caynon
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 83.
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The United States is increasingly faced with the challenge of absorbing new immigrant groups and creating a tolerance for a plurality of cultures. This work argues that, as plurality grows, libraries  Read more...

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Du Mont, Rosemary Ruhig.
Multiculturalism in libraries.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)625336580
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Ruhig Du Mont; Lois Buttlar; William Alvin Caynon
ISBN: 0313284180 9780313284182
OCLC Number: 29670204
Description: 240 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The Context of Multiculturalism. 1. The Case for Multiculturalism. 2. The History of Multiculturalism in Libraries. 3. Multiculturalism in Public Libraries. 4. Multiculturalism in Academic Libraries --
pt. II. Administrative Services. 5. Recruitment and Selection of a Diverse Staff. 6. The Demography of Library Human Resources. 7. Research on Multicultural Librarianship. 8. Education for Multicultural Librarianship / Clara M. Chu --
pt. III. Things That Work: Case Histories from Three American Libraries. 9. The California State Library. 10. The University of Michigan. 11. Lorain Public Library --
pt. IV. Multiculturalism in Library and Information Science. 12. Cultural Pluralism: A Bibliographic Essay.
Series Title: Contributions in librarianship and information science, no. 83.
Responsibility: Rosemary Ruhig Du Mont, Lois Buttlar, and William Caynon.

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