ERIC Number: ED360995
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
American Indian Resource Manual for Public Libraries. Bulletin No. 92429.
de Usabel, Frances; Roeber, Jane A.
This manual, written primarily for Wisconsin public librarians, is designed to provide practical assistance to those who wish to expand public library collections of American Indian (defined as people in the United States and Canada who trace their lineage to the original habitants of these lands) resources and to improve related library programs and services. It offers lists of materials, guidelines for evaluating new materials, and suggestions for using collections effectively. Also included is contact information for organizations, groups, and individuals who can support library efforts to improve collections and services. Chapters include the following: (1) Resources of the Wisconsin Reference and Loan Library (overview of American Indian materials, demonstration collection, borrowing materials); (2) Selecting and Evaluating Materials: (3) Recommended Materials; (4) Promotion and Programming (bulletin boards and bookmarks, exhibits, programming, serving the visually and hearing impaired); (5) Programming and Information Resources; and (6) Clip Art. Chapter 3 contains an adult annotated bibliography of 261 citations, both fiction and non-fiction, about American Indians; and a children's annotated bibliography of 166 items. Included are three appendixes: appendix A, Indians of North America--a list of 201 audiovisual materials (VHS videocassettes, filmstrips, slides, films, long playing records, and compact discs) available for loan from the Reference and Loan Library; appendix B, Publishers with Contact Information; and appendix C, Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction Curriculum Publications on American Indian Topics. An index of authors and titles is also included. (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indian Literature, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Canada Natives, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Material Selection, Library Services, Program Development, Public Libraries, Resource Materials, Users (Information)
Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. of Library Services.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Wisconsin