From Outreach to Equity: Innovative Models of Library Policy and Practice / Edition 1

From Outreach to Equity: Innovative Models of Library Policy and Practice / Edition 1

by Robin Osborne
     
 

Public library staff members, administrators, and trustees advise their colleagues on developing and implementing systemic strategies for library services that are inclusive, long-term, and based on the principles of fairness and balance. They provide models for services inside and outside the library walls, services using information technology, technical services,… See more details below

Overview

Public library staff members, administrators, and trustees advise their colleagues on developing and implementing systemic strategies for library services that are inclusive, long-term, and based on the principles of fairness and balance. They provide models for services inside and outside the library walls, services using information technology, technical services, advocacy and outreach, and staff development. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838935415
Publisher:
American Library Association
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Pt. 1Services outside the library walls
Library elderly outreach project (LEO)
InfoBUS : serving immigrant and refugee populations
Serving homeless people : partnering with shelters and transitional homes
Deposit collections : streamlining procedures for better service
Bookmobile service to preschool children and caregivers
Outreach to prisons : connecting inmates and public library services
Tribal libraries program of the new mexico state library
Words on wheels and traveling library center : staffing to optimize services
Pt. 2outreach inside the library
The child's place : inclusive services for children with special needs
Assistive technology collection : serving people with disabilities
Family language kit program : connecting with immigrant families
LEAP : a comprehensive and multifaceted after-school program
Libraries as community builders : the Greensboro experience
TIP service : community information and referral @ your library
Community youth corps : teens as library resources
Global outreach services : outreach in academic libraries
Pt. 3Outreach models using information technology
Central valley digital network : partners in bridging the digital divide
www.firstfind.info : organizing easy-to-use information on the Web
Indigenous peoples and information technology
Outreach efforts at the Hope Fox Eccles Clinical Library
Info seekers and the Biotech Learning Center : building for the future
Pt. 4Technical services : connecting minds
A librarian's librarian : Albert P. Marshall
Subject access and responsibility
The Multilingual Materials Acquisition Center
Uses of metadata to expand access
Planning for system migration with input from staff and public
BadgerLink : a statewide license to learn
Creating an enabling online environment
Expanding access to collections through digitization
Pt. 5Advocacy and outreach: a natural connection
Sisterfriends@Your library : marketing and building support for programs
Outreach starts at the top : advice from a library director
Advocating for library services in county facilities
Cultural Ambassadors program : putting the world within reach
Libraries and literacy : making new connections
New Americans program : outreach through partnerships
World language collections : mining demographic data
Pt. 6Staff development : assessing our own behaviors
Developing Outreach skills in library staff
Qualitative measures of outreach effectiveness
Hiring for outreach
Training staff for job service outreach
Sharing skills : outreach @ the Arizona Library development division
Learning by doing : outreach training in a branch library
The diversity initiative : one committee's story
Outreach as friendship in a peer-based community

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