Barbara M. Bibel
Reference Librarian/Consumer Health Information Specialist
Oakland Public Library
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612-4310
Pan Asian Publications 29564 Union City Blvd Union City, CA 94587 510-475-1185 www.panap.com Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Thai, Vietnamese. Has bilingual books. Adult and juvenile
Kingstone Books 3288 Pierce Street, Suite 190, Richmond, CA 94804 510-527-6856 Publications from Taiwan
Eastwind Books 1435 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94133 415-772-5888 www.eastwindbooks.com Publications from Hong Kong and China
Kinokuniya Books 1581 Webster St., San Francisco, CA 94115 415-567-6787 www.kinokuniya.com Publications in Japanese and Chinese
San Jose Christian Books/Soeul Books 1082 E. El Camino Real #5, Sunnyvale, CA 94087 408-246-2300 Publications in Korean
Raha Books 441 La Prenda Rd, Los Altos, CA 94024 650-947-7242 firstname.lastname@example.org Publications in Farsi-audio, video, periodicals, books. Adult and Juvenile
Amazon France www.amazon.fr Site is in French
Baker & Taylor 2550 West Tyvola Rd. Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28217 800-775-1700 email@example.com wwwbtol.com
Bilingual Publications 270 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10012-3327 212-431-3500 Has Facebook page.
Tomo Books P.O. Box 14052, Fresno, CA 93650 559-836-7589 559-289-2367 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mikhail Freydlin 56-20 212 St. Bayside, NY 11364 347-987-4718 email@example.com www.russkieknigi.com
Russia Online, Inc. 10335 Kensington Parkway, Kensington, MD 20895 301-9330607 firstname.lastname@example.org www.russia-on-line.com Also has Albanian, Czech, French, Latvian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukranian
Russian House Bookstore 235 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016 212-685-1010
Multicultural Books and Videos 30007 John R Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071 248-559-2676 800-567-2220 email@example.com www.multiculturalbooksandvideos.com
Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Persian, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malaysian, Punjabi, Tamil, Japanese, Polish, Somali, Croatian, Romanian, Turkish, Haitian-Creole, Amharic Adult and Juvenile
Guadalajara Feria Internacional del Libro www.fil.com.mx At the end of November. This year, November 30-December 8th. ALA provides some sponsorship for U.S. librarians. Great for Spanish-language materials.
Barcelona Liber Barcelona. Every two years. 2014 is next fair. Usually in October.
Jerusalem. Every two years. Next fair will be 2015. Usually in February.
Frankfurt Frankfurt Book Fair. Annual. October 2013 this year
Book Expo America (BEA) annual in New York. This year, May 30 www.bookexpoamerica.com Large trade show with many publishers. Library Journal sponsors events for librarians at the fair.
Hong Kong Book Fair July 17-23 this year. http://hkbookfair.hktdc.com/en/
Taiwan Book Fair Taipei International Book Fair. In January. http://www.tibe.org.tw/new/index.php?lan=en
MedlinePlus http://medlinplus.gov Information in many languages. Has mobile version.
Healthy Roads Media http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org Material in many languages-written, audio, and streaming video. Has mobile app.
Health Information Translations http://www.healthinformationtranslations.com Has information from Ohio medical institutions on disaster preparedness, diagnostic tests, fitness, and diseases in many languages.
Ethnomed www.ethnomed.org Has information about various cultures and cross-cultural health as well as patient education materials in several languages.
SPIRAL: Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages http://www.library.tufts.edu/hsl/spiral/ Has consumer health information in Chinese, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Laotian, Thai, and Vietnamese
DeafMD www.deafmd.org Provides information about common health problems in American Sign Language and has a directory of deaf-friendly physicians.
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/index-eng.php Has information in English and French
Special Information Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach.html Has information about specific communities and multicultural resources.
Refugee Health Information Network www.rhin.org Has multilingual health information for refugees.
Health Services Research Information Central www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/disparities.html Provides information about health and healthcare disparities as well as toolkits for outreach to various communities.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine www.nnlm.nlm.nih.gov has a variety of information and tools for providing consumer health information, including a list of resources for multilingual materials.
The Modern Language Association. http://arcgis.mla.org/mla/default.aspx. This site has an interactive map which shows where specific languages are spoken and the locations of institutions that teach those languages.