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On April 7th the Nova Scotia Provincial Library will host a College of
DuPage satellite teleconference on "Serving Immigrant Populations: A
Library Prototype for Diversity".  This is the final teleconference in
the Soaring to Excellence 2006 series.  This teleconference begins with
a look at the history of immigrants and libraries, and examines how to
assess the needs of your community's immigrant population, including
English as a Second Language materials, legal issues, work issues, and
bi-lingual library resources.  Bill Erbes, Assistant Director of the
Bensenville Community Public Library District, Bensenville, Illinois
will head a panel of experts.

Following the broadcast, Alexandra McCallum, Executive Director of the
Multicultural Association of Nova Scotia (MANS) will give a presentation
on resources developed by the Association including the Multicultural
Trails website, a resource created by MANS to explore the multicultural
diversity of Nova Scotia.

Date: Friday, April 7th, 2006, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Place: Nova Scotia Provincial Library (Classroom), 3770 Kempt Road,
Registration is free.
Parking is available in front of the building.
To register contact Carol Morris at 424-2477 or by e-mail at
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This teleconference is from the Library Learning Network, College of
DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

We respectfully request that you refrain from wearing any scented
products, including perfume, hair spray, cologne, deodorant, etc. and we
thank you for your cooperation.