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Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians
     

Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians

by Carol Smallwood
 

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ISBN-10: 0786435755

ISBN-13: 2900786435752

Pub. Date: 05/30/2008

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

Professionals in all areas of librarianship will find inspiration in the essays collected here—each of them innovative tips for increasing circulation, enhancing collections, and improving flexibility. With extensive experience in the nation's top libraries and media centers, the 73 contributors describe what really works based on their real-world experiences.

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Professionals in all areas of librarianship will find inspiration in the essays collected here—each of them innovative tips for increasing circulation, enhancing collections, and improving flexibility. With extensive experience in the nation's top libraries and media centers, the 73 contributors describe what really works based on their real-world experiences.

Organized by subject, the essays offer succinct and practical guidelines for dozens of tasks. Topics include preparing and delivering distinctive presentations; forming a successful grant proposal; hosting a traveling multimedia exhibition; organizing effective community partnerships; writing blogs; hosting authors; creating cybertorials; preserving local culture—and many others.

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ISBN-13:
2900786435752
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
285

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