Serving Immigrants and Multicultural Communities

Nilsen, Kirsti; Yu, Cabot
February 2004
Feliciter;2004, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses different perspectives on how the library and information community can reach out to other communities, immigrant and multicultural communities--to welcome them and help them integrate into Canadian society. Immigration has been the key to the growth and development of Canada. The Canadian Library Association's Position Statement on Library Services to Linguistic and Ethnic Minorities, adopted in 1987, provides a good framework for libraries to follow as they develop services for immigrants. INSET: Library Services to Linguistic and Ethnic Minorities.


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