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Ref Type: Journal Article

Authors: Reference and User Services Association,

Title: Guidelines for the development and promotion of multilingual collections and services

Publication Full: Reference & User Services Quarterly

Year: 2007 Volume: 47 Issue: 2

Start Page: 198 Other Pages: 200

Descriptors: COLLECTION development (Libraries), MULTILINGUALISM, REFERENCE services (Libraries), LANGUAGE policy, LIBRARIES & community, COLLECTION management (Libraries),


The article presents the guidelines for the development and promotion of multilingual collections and services in the U.S. There is a need for libraries to set goals, objectives and policies that integrate multilingual services into their overall work plan. In implementing a level of collection development, it is important to consider the demand and availability of materials. Libraries should offer and actively promote multilingual services and programming for the various ethnic groups in the community.


M3: Article; Accession Number: 27983318; Source Info: Winter2007, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p198; Subject Term: COLLECTION development (Libraries); Subject Term: MULTILINGUALISM; Subject Term: REFERENCE services (Libraries); Subject Term: LANGUAGE policy; Subject Term: LIBRARIES & community; Subject Term: COLLECTION management (Libraries); NAICS/Industry Codes: 519120 Libraries and Archives; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Article

Links: http://www.rusq.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/47n2/PDFs/guidelines_multilingual.pdf

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Retrieved Date:January 1, 1970

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Publisher: American Library Association

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Issn Isbn: 10949054