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