ERIC Number: EJ851645
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
Public Library Provision for Black and Minority Ethnic Communities--Where Are We in 2009?
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, v41 n3 p137-147 2009
This article assesses developments in public library provision for Black and minority ethnic [BME] communities in the UK since the publication in 1969 of the results of research into the needs of "Indian and Pakistani communities". It includes a brief discussion of some major societal issues, and then sets public library services in this context. It ends with some highlights of current provision, but also with suggestions of next steps. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Libraries, Library Services, Outreach Programs, Ethnic Groups, Time Perspective, Program Development, Access to Information, Differences, Library Materials, Cultural Pluralism, Library Role, Public Policy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom