A better half quantity to Immigrants and the yankee Experience (1999), this publication covers American public library companies to immigrants from 1876 to 2003. As such it offers a great textual content on public library companies to various teams and multiculturalism in public libraries. It offers a close exposition of immigration legislation, followed by means of an research of legislation affecting libraries. those legislative actions are put within the context of library perform and the library career, treating absolutely advancements inside ALA and the govt organisations tasked with the investment and oversight of libraries.

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