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50 Library Services

Author : Diantha Dow Schull
ISBN : 9780838911198
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 83.88 MB
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Adults over the age of 50 constitute some of the most engaged and frequent users of public libraries. They may also be the most misunderstood, since the behavior, interests, and information needs of older adults have changed dramatically with the addition of the Baby Boomers. This book offers advice on how to reshape library services for this new generation of active older adults.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Library Services To The Incarcerated

Author : Sheila Clark
ISBN : 1591582903
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 49.46 MB
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Learn how to provide exemplary service to incarcerated individuals in prisons, jails, and youth detention centers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Survey Of Library Services For Distance Learning Programs

Author : Primary Research Group
ISBN : 9781574400984
Genre : Education
File Size : 83.80 MB
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The Survey of Library Services for Distance Learning Programs presents benchmarking data from more than 100 college libraries worldwide concerning their programs for serving their distance learning students. This 145 page report gives extensive data, broken out by size and type of college, for public and private colleges, and for U.S. and Non-U.S. libraries. Among the more than 500 tables of data presented is information about: use of real time chat and virtual reference services for distance learners; percentage of libraries that offer special classes for distance learners; future plans to offer information literacy courses to distance learners; policies on providing web pages, blogs or listservs that specifically serve the needs of distance learners; number of interactive online tutorials provided to distance learners; state of relations between the library and distance learning instructors; percentage of libraries with equivalent of library orientation program for distance learners; the role that libraries play in distance learning orientation; percentage of libraries that maintain agreements with other colleges to offer library services to their students; percentage of libraries with an official liaison to the distance learning program; percentage of libraries with a full time position devoted to distance learning; staff size for library distance learning staffs; policies on line item in the library budget for distance learning; evaluation of distance learners use of the library; evaluation of distance learners information literacy skills; distance learner attitudes towards the library; assessment of the reference needs of distance learners; electronic reserve policies for distance learners; spending on shipping costs to serve distance learners; library's primary means of shipping books and other materials to distance learners; library staff responsible for serving distance learners; provision of remote assistance by the library in how to use the courseware management system; level of access to library databases provided to distance learners; copyright issues; annual salary of librarians devoted to distance learning.
Category: Education

Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author : Allen Kent
ISBN : 0824720466
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 65.31 MB
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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Excellence In Library Services To Young Adults

Author : Mary K. Chelton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020140880
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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These expert authors detail a wealth of ideas for planning providing, and evaluating services tailored to young adults. You'll discover thoughtful insights and practical advice focused on helping young adults make the most of the wide-ranging resources available.Rely on these excellent sources to: -- Create an environment that fosters intellectual, emotional, and social growth-- Select fiction and non-fiction that informs, inspires, and interests young adults-- Integrate school library resources with curriculum requirementsYoung adults make up close to 25 percent of all library visitors nationwide -- a significant portion of your patronage. With recent studies indicating that library systems across the United States are losing YA patrons, it becomes increasingly important to design outstanding library programs that capture and keep the attention of young adults.Recognizing that customer service is at the heart of every library, and that our youth reside at the heart of America, Excellence in Library Services to Young Adults highlights the best-of-the-best youth services programs throughout the U.S. With the insights and innovations detailed in this book, you will readily identify programs that complement your library's resources, start, and programming budget.In a project made possible by a grant from the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust, librarians nationwide submitted their tried-and-true YA programs for review by a committee appointed by Hardy R. Franklin, ALA's customer-service-oriented past president. The top 50 programs are profiled in this enlightening sourcebook, a must for library professionals committed to offering young adult patrons the comprehensiveservice they deserve.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

School Library Service Record

Author : Wisconsin. Division for Library Services
ISBN : IND:30000011550369
Genre : School libraries
File Size : 24.87 MB
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Category: School libraries

Improving The Quality Of Library Services For Students With Disabilities

Author : Philip Calvert
ISBN : 1591583004
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Approximately ten percent of the U.S. student population (undergraduate and graduate) has a disability; and few if any libraries have failed to comply, at least in part, with federal regulations. But have they stopped to think whether the services they offer actually fit the bill?
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Library Youth Services

Author : Holly G. Willett
ISBN : 1567501222
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 21.24 MB
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Catalog Of Publications

Author : American Library Association
ISBN : UOM:39015036873837
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Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

Author : Allen Kent
ISBN : 0824722779
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 37.1 MB
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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Catalog Of Copyright Entries Third Series

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : STANFORD:36105006280452
Genre : Copyright
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Includes Part 1A: Books and Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals
Category: Copyright

Redesigning Library Services

Author : Michael Keeble Buckland
ISBN : UOM:39015027238693
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This blueprint provides a new framework within which to attempt to understand and to plan library services in the future.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Excellence In Library Services To Young Adults

Author : Mary K. Chelton
ISBN : 0838907865
Genre : Education
File Size : 33.27 MB
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Shares the details of thirty successful young adult programs recognized by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).
Category: Education

Fee Based Services In Sci Tech Libraries

Author : Ellis Mount
ISBN : 9781317951339
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 69.52 MB
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This timely and important book explores how fee-based services have developed in various types of sci-tech libraries. The authoritative contributors focus on the current changing financial aspects of the sci-tech library operation and clarify for the reader how these changes have brought about conditions in which traditional methods of funding are no longer adequate. What new options are open and how they are best being applied in today’s sci-tech libraries is fully and clearly explained and illustrated. Topics explored include cost allocation and cost recovery, fees for computer searching, and the relationship between sci-tech libraries and serials agents.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines