Continuing the Conversation: Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library

Untitled Document We just wrapped up the first session of Kathy MacMillan’s Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library.  The readings, resources and slides for the event are listed below. Have further questions or comments? Whether you participated in the event or not, feel free to chime in via the comments area below!

Kathy’s “Resources to Know:
  • Online ASL dictionaries:
  • The Red Notebook: Deaf Resources @ Your Library:  www.folda.net
  • Try Your Hand at This!: Easy Ways to Incorporate Sign Language Into Your Programs by Kathy MacMillan. (Scarecrow Press, 2006)
  • "Hands-On Collection Building: A librarian offers tips for sign language materials selection" by Kathy MacMillan. School Library Journal, March 2003. http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA386730.html
  • For Hearing People Only: answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Deaf community, its culture, and the "Deaf reality"  by Matthew S. Moore and Linda Levitan ; with a foreword by Harlan Lane. (Deaf Life Press, 1993)
  • Through Deaf Eyes (DVD).  (PBS Home Video, 2007)
  • Audism Unveiled (DVD). (DawnSignPress, 2008)
Kathy’s Slides:
Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library Part 1

Library Sentences Handout
Serving Deaf Patrons--Library Sentences Handout

Library Signs Handout
Serving Deaf Patrons--Library Signs Handout

Links to Videos Shown in this Workshop: