Library Programs and Services: The Fundamentals, 8th Edition: The Fundamentals

Library Programs and Services: The Fundamentals, 8th Edition: The Fundamentals

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Overview

Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions.

• Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries

• Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610696388
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 1,095,503
File size: 912 KB

About the Author

G. Edward Evans, PhD, is a semi-retired, award-winning author and Fulbright Scholar. He holds several graduate degrees in anthropology and library and information science.

Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro, MLS, is head of collection development, University of Maryland Libraries.

Holland Christie, MLS, is the public services manager at the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library where she supervises the Reference, Circulation, and Youth Services departments.

Carol Sinwell, MLIS, EdD, is dean emeritus at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC).

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

  • Preface

  • PART I: BACKGROUND

  • Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: Customer Service

  • PART II: CORE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • Chapter 3: Reference

    Chapter 4: Instruction

    Chapter 5: Document Delivery

    Chapter 6: Circulation

    Chapter 7: Print Collections

    Chapter 8: Media Collections

    Chapter 9: eResources

  • PART III: SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • Chapter 10: Variations in Programs and Services

    Chapter 11: Computer Access

    Chapter 12: Social Media and Library Programs and Services

  • PART IV: OPERATIONAL ISSUES IN LIBRARY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

  • Chapter 13: Legal Aspects

    Chapter 14: Ethical Aspects

    Chapter 15: Staffing

    Chapter 16: Safety Aspects

    Chapter 17: Assessment

    Chapter 18: Fiscal Concerns

    Chapter 19: Libraries as Place

  • Index

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