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Running a small library : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians
Running a small library : a how-to-do-it manual for librarians
Moorman, John A., editor.
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago : Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Physical Description:
x, 276 pages ; 28 cm.
How can a small library with a few (or even one) staff members and very limited resources be managed successfully? This collection of essays addresses a variety of issues, and will help you with the challenges facing all types of small libraries.
Part I. Introducing the small library -- College libraries / by Cy Dillon -- Community college libraries / by Rodney Lippard -- Special libraries / Richard E. Wallace, revised by Elizabeth Terry Long -- Public libraries / by John A. Moorman -- School libraries / by Linda Williams -- Part II. Administration in the small library -- Budgeting / by John A. Moorman -- Policies and procedures / by John A. Moorman -- Staffing / by John A. Moorman -- Planning / by Nelson Worley, revised by John A. Moorman -- Buildings / by Frederick A. Schlipf -- Governing boards and governmental relations / by John A. Moorman -- Friends groups and foundations / by John A. Moorman -- Community partnership development / by Janet Crowther and Barry Trott -- Development / by Patty Purish O'Neill -- Part III. Public services in the small library -- Adult services / by Alicia Willson-Metzger -- Youth and young adult service / by Noreen Bernstein and Jessica McMurray -- Digital services / by Barry Trott -- Part IV. Collection development in the small library -- Selection / by Barbara Riebe -- Ordering / by Laura Morales -- Cataloging / by Laura Morales -- Circulation / by John A. Moorman -- Weeding / by Barbara Riebe -- Part V. Computers and automation -- Personal computers and in-house networks / by Karen Knox -- Integrated library systems / by Karen Knox -- Running a small library sourcebook. Source A, List of state library agencies -- Source B. List of book and periodical vendors -- Source C. List of library furniture and supply vendors -- Source D. List of automation vendors -- Source E. Professional organizations -- Source F. Professional statements.
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