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Library Programs and Services for New Adults by Kyla Hunt Library Programs and Services for New Adults

Addressing the needs of new adults-those aged 18-29-in the library is a relatively new yet important challenge. This book explains the needs and wants of new adults in the public library setting and identifies their preferences pertaining to physical space,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library by Wayne A. (F. William Summers Professor Emeritus, School of Library and Information Studies, Florida State University) Wiegand Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library
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Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once a year, and nearly that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Introduction to Public Librarianship by Kathleen de la Pena McCook, Jenny S. Bossaller, Felton Thomas Introduction to Public Librarianship
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Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Staff-Less Libraries Innovative Staff Design by Carl Gustav (Associate professor, Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen) Johannsen Staff-Less Libraries Innovative Staff Design
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Staff-Less Libraries: Innovative Staff Design considers the challenges of this approach, its pros and cons, identifies international experiences, and discusses best practices. It presents a step-by-step approach to implementing a staffless library and/or services, and seeks to inspire professionals to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2017

Innovation in Public Libraries Learning from International Library Practice by Kirstie (City of Armadale Library Service, Perth, Western Australia) Nicholson Innovation in Public Libraries Learning from International Library Practice
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Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets Case Studies by Carol Smallwood Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets Case Studies

Libraries, writers, and poets have long had a close working relationship. Rapid changes in technology has not changed the importance of this cooperation: book talks and readings are as popular as ever-and the ways librarians support local writers with workshops,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2017

Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian by Barbara A. Alvarez Embedded Business Librarianship for the Public Librarian

By demonstrating how the library is a valuable resource for these patrons, the embedded business librarian can be an equal partner in the business community and have an equal voice. Alvarez, a business liaison librarian, distils her experiences into a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2016

Overcoming Information Poverty Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century by Anthony McKeown Overcoming Information Poverty Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century

Overcoming Information Poverty: Investigating the Role of Public Libraries in The Twenty-First Century considers the role of public libraries in alleviating information poverty and targeting social exclusion, using a three-level information poverty framework. The book proposes a model for understanding...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2016

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Current Practices in Public Libraries by William Miller Current Practices in Public Libraries

A comprehensive look at contemporary trends and practices in public libraries Current Practices in Public Libraries combines research, surveys, and practical experience to examine a variety of trends, issues, and practices in public library administration. The leading researchers in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners by Donna L. Gilton Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries describes specific ways that public librarians and other professionals can promote lifelong learning by planning and implementing Information Literacy Instruction (ILI). This book includes chapters on planning for instruction, using teaching methods,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2016

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners by Donna L. Gilton Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries Tools and Tips for Practitioners

Creating and Promoting Lifelong Learning in Public Libraries describes specific ways that public librarians and other professionals can promote lifelong learning by planning and implementing Information Literacy Instruction (ILI). This book includes chapters on planning for instruction, using teaching methods,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2016

Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryll Knott Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow

The untold history of public library segregation
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2015

Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow by Cheryll Knott Not Free, Not for All Public Libraries in the Age of Jim Crow

Americans tend to imagine their public libraries as time-honored advocates of equitable access to information for all. Through much of the twentieth century, however, many black Americans were denied access to public libraries or allowed admittance only to separate and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2015

Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library by Wayne A. Wiegand Part of Our Lives A People's History of the American Public Library

Part of Our Lives challenges the conventional idea that public libraries are valuable mostly because they are essential to democracy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2015

Archives Alive Expanding Engagement with Public Library Archives and Special Collections by Diantha Dow Schull Archives Alive Expanding Engagement with Public Library Archives and Special Collections

All too often the image of a public library archive is of a dusty collection of artifacts and documents occasionally exhumed for a neglected display case. But librarians and archivists across the country are turning that stereotype on its head,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2015

Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion Information Policy and the Public Library by Kim Michelle Thompson, Paul T. Jaeger, Natalie Greene Taylor, Mega Subramaniam Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion Information Policy and the Public Library
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Digital Literacy and Digital Inclusion: Information Policy and the Public Library examines the interrelationships between digital literacy, digital inclusion, and public policy. This book emphasizes the impacts of these policy decisions on the ability of individuals and communities to successfully...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/08/2014

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