Whole Library Handbook 3: Current Data, Professional Advice and Curiosa about Libraries and Library Services

Whole Library Handbook 3: Current Data, Professional Advice and Curiosa about Libraries and Library Services

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780838907818
Publisher: American Library Association
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 569
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
1Libraries
Some Basic Figures2
Academic Libraries11
Public Libraries17
School Libraries23
Special Libraries29
National Libraries32
State Libraries40
Small Libraries43
Facilities47
The Past56
The Future63
2People
How Many People Work in Libraries?70
Job Searching72
Librarians90
Managers110
School Library Media Specialists118
Trustees125
Friends129
Support Staff133
3The Profession
Events140
Scholarships, Grants, Awards149
Library Education182
Research/Writing190
4Materials
Books210
Documents227
Special Collections243
Multimedia254
Children's Materials258
Young Adult Materials271
5Operations
Bibliography278
Acquisition and Selection291
Serials295
Cataloging297
Classification318
Reference328
Circulation335
Interlibrary Loan338
Preservation344
Disasters357
Security360
6Special Users
Ethnic Groups364
The Impaired370
Others377
7Promotion
Promotion384
Fundraising395
8Technology
Low Technology410
Computers416
The Internet420
9Issues
Values440
Outsourcing442
Intellectual Freedom/Access451
Patron Behavior466
Legislation473
Copyright474
Literacy477
Ethics482
Global Concerns488
10Librariana494
Index563

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