Public library provision to the Asian communities in Nottinghamshire with special reference to those from the Indian sub-continent
educational resourceposted on 20.09.2012, 11:00 by Shobha Brahmbhatt
This dissertation studies the provision of the public library service to the Asian communities in Nottinghamshire who have come from the Indian sub-continent. Chapter 2, 3 and 4 discuss the positive efforts being made by the Nottinghamshire Library Division in meeting the needs of the Asian communities since 1978 and also the attempts being made to create a multi-cultural library service in the present multi-cultural society in Britain. The dissertation analyses the problems and reasons behind them which the library division is facing at present which are mainly the provision of the right material to the Asian community, recruiting Asian staff, promotion of the library service to Asian individuals, acquiring knowledge and familiarity of users' interests and the associated problems and, identifying the potential users. Chapter 5 looks into the possible solutions and other suggestions for problems and future improvements.
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