Saturday, October 04, 2008

2008 Culturally Responsive Library Services. No, 540.

The ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (OLOS), the American Indian Library Association (AILA), and the National Institutes of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums are seeking information on multicultural services offered by all types of libraries.

The purposes of this survey are:

1) To identify the current status of culturally responsive services
in libraries;

2) To identify and study issues and challenges confronting the
development of culturally appropriate services to diverse audiences;

3) To collect and disseminate information on successful programs

4) To make recommendations on possible courses of action to
facilitate increased multicultural library services.

This survey is intended to be a quick assessment of services, and so
your IMMEDIATE response is appreciated.

The deadline for responses is October 17, 2008, so PLEASE COMPLETE THIS
The questions are designed for easy
responses. Entries received after December 17th will not be calculated.
The resulting data will be posted mid-December 2008 at OLOS.

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