ESRT: About - History
Ethnic Services Task Force/NYLA served as an open forum for discussions of ethnic services in the libraries of New York State.
Ethnic Services Round Table was established to aid libraries in support of multiculturalism.
28 programs presented at the NYLA annual conferences on issues of cultural diversity.
First issue of the ESRT newsletter was printed.
ESRT Annual Multicultural Award, sponsored by Garland Publishing, Inc., was established.
23 bibliographies published.
First ESRT Multicultural EXPO was held at NYLA Annual Conference in Buffalo.
NYLA approved production of major ESRT publication on services to diverse ethnic communities in the libraries of New York State.
Bridging Cultures: Ethnic Services in the Library of New York State published by NYLA/ESRT.