Small libraries: organization and operation

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Publisher:
Highsmith Press,
Pub. Date:
[2000]
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3rd ed.
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English
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Considered one of the best basic guides to starting and operating a small library, this concise book offers practical guidance in the development of library services, resource collections and user policies. It includes clear examples and creative solutions to common problems, leavened with seasoned insight from the "Frugal Librarian".

Topics include: -- planning library facilities and service-- effective operating procedures-- organizing materials to improve accessibility-- low cost methods of processing materials-- where and how to find additional resources-- reference services-- developing the library's human resources-- promoting and evaluating the small library-- developing partnerships with other libraries and organizations-- using computers and the Internet to save time, improve service and keep the staff current-- resources and tips for special library types-- applying new national standards to improve user services-- evaluating the design of the physical library.

Includes useful websites and a library promotion calendar.

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