Education, East Asian, Education
By Wendy Jang
Wendy Jang is the Coordinator of Multilingual Services at Richmond Public Library. She received her master’s degree in Library Sciences from the University of British Columbia in 1982. Prior to starting her job as Multilingual Services Librarian at Richmond Public Library in 1995, she worked as a new immigrant youth worker in Vancouver and as a legislative assistant and multicultural organizer in Ottawa. Wendy has given talks on multilingual library services, partnership in programming, and Chinese collection development at various conferences and at the School of Library and Information Science at UBC. Under her leadership, Richmond Public Library’s Multilingual Services department has won several awards for programs and services.
Her article on the Impact of Multiculturalism, Cultural Diversity and Changing Demographics on Richmond Public Library’s Multilingual Services is available at this link.