Resources and Bibliographies

The resources on this page are offered to provide guidelines, assistance, examples and materials related to multicultural and diversity resources and collections. 

Awards     Bibliographies    Dictionaries     Guidelines/Standards      Library Instruction      Literacy       Notable Collections      Organizations     Reports       Reviews


The Multicultural Library

Affiliate Organizations/Committees Related to Diversity

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Bibliographies and Resources for Multicultural Literature

Book Awards and Collections

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Illustrations Gallery. Given to African American authors and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions, the Coretta Scott King Book Award titles promote understanding and appreciation of the culture of all peoples and their contribution to the realization of the American dream of a pluralistic society.

Pura Belpré Award. The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

Dictionaries (translation)

Many selections are listed at the Internet Public Libraries site

Ultralingua Online Dictionary (many languages)

Guidelines and Standards

RUSA Guidelines for Library Services to Spanish-Speaking Library Users

Library Instruction and Diversity

Resources for Library Instruction and Reference Services for Latin American Studies

Literacy Programs

Notable Collections

Publishers/Reviews for Multicultural Literature

Selected Reports and Publications