What's New?
Recent additions to PLUS

Patron Services
Forms and documents in Spanish

Outreach and Media
Press releases, programming ideas

About the Language
Linguistic guidance, library
glossary, translators

Print & Post
Spanish signage for the
multilingual library

Reference Shelf
Books and articles to broaden
your skills

Dance Floor
Music reviews

Library Links
Whassup on the Web

Un Poco de Todo
tems that defy classification

What's New? Latest update: Nov 25, 2001

Immigrant workers in the diaspora are building virtual communities on the Web. Nobody has done it with more love than JC Lopez of Michoacán; you can also read (in English) of another Mexican town's Web initiatives.

Day laborers are getting organized, and they present an exciting and important service challenge for libraries all around the US.

It's time for the Guadalajara Book Fair. Once again, the Radio Network of the University of Guadalajara brings you the sounds of FIL.

Ethnomusicologist Elijah Wald, author of Narcocorrido, furnishes the lyrics (with translations) of the latest topical corridos about 9/11.

While not a substitute for Spanish-speaking staff, the popular guide from Southern California's MCLS called Survival Spanish: Staff Library Guide to Assist the Spanish-Speaking Patron can be a big help.

Those Spanish-language OPAC interfaces are nice--but are often a disguise for a relentlessly Anglophone catalog. Find out why in 'The Monolingual Cataloging Monolith.'

The Winter 2001 issue of Críticas: An English Speaker's Guide to the Latest Spanish-Language Titles is out. Want a free sample copy? SOL 60 tells how to get one.

Let me know what you'd like to see changed or added throughout the site. Relevant articles from your local papers, library documents or signage that you've written in Spanish, tips, ideas, useful sites, good music in Spanish, or good books and articles about library service to Spanish speakers--PLUS wants to hear about it!

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