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Joint Use Libraries

Joint Use Libraries Book
Author : Sarah McNicol
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-01-23
ISBN : 1780631308
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book examines all aspects of joint-use libraries, from the implications of government policy, to design and operational issues and evaluation. It considers all forms of joint-use library (e.g. school-public, college-public, university-public, health-university), reflecting on different models adopted around the world. Some of the main issues discussed include: partnership working, staffing and management, stock, digital resources, learning and literacy and community involvement. Brings together case studies and good practice from around the world Reflects the latest developments in this rapidly-developing field Covers both operational and strategic issues such as partnership working and learning in joint use libraries

Joint Use Libraries

Joint Use Libraries Book
Author : Rita Pellen,William Miller
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-06-11
ISBN : 1317955803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In today's economic climate, many libraries are work cooperatively and sharing facilities, staffs, and resources. This book gives you practical examples of how to make joint use a POSITIVE reality! The first book of its kind, Joint-Use Libraries presents nine examples of situations in which libraries of different types share a building. In some cases one library takes the lead and staffs the operation. In other cases, two or more staffs inhabit the same building and divide the work. This essential book illustrates the variety of ways that public libraries, community college libraries, and college/university libraries have found to stretch their resources and better serve their users. This book explores team-based strategies for joint-use libraries and shows how various libraries have addressed questions such as, “Which library's online catalog will be used?” “How will costs for maintenance and utilities be shared?” and “Will there be one integrated staff, or separate staffs inhabiting the same building?” The libraries described range from a very small library shared by Front Range Community College and the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, to a mammoth new joint library now being built in San Jose, California. In Joint-Use Libraries, you'll encounter fascinating case studies of successful joint use that examine: school libraries that double as public library facilities a county-wide public library system in South Florida that has created partnerships with university, community college, public, and private school libraries a joint library located on a Florida community college campus but also serving a major university another joint library on a Washington state campus that is shared by both a university and a community college—with the university acting as primary provider of library services by contract with the community college a three-way library in which a community college, a university, and a public library provide their own staffing, collections, and other resources to offer services in a small community where none of them alone could afford a first-rate facility a complex situation in which St. Petersburg College and the City of Seminole, Florida are building a joint-use facility which will serve not only the city and the college, but will also serve the students of 14 other institutions of higher education a joint-use library where one institution is clearly the senior partner, but a largely new, integrated staff has been hired to minimize resistance to the new joint mission and to serve all users equally and more!

Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Joint Use Libraries

Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Joint Use Libraries Book
Author : Victoria. Interdepartmental Committee on Joint-Use Libraries
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1979
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Joint Use Libraries book written by Victoria. Interdepartmental Committee on Joint-Use Libraries, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Joint Libraries

Joint Libraries Book
Author : Claire B. Gunnels,Susan E. Green,Patricia M. Butler
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2012-01
ISBN : 0838911382
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The joint-use college/public library can be an ideal solution to serving patrons while managing overextended resources, and this illuminating book scrutinizes successes and failures of the joint-use model. Three founding faculty librarians of a joint-use college/public library discuss the factors that should go into evaluating when and where a joint library is suitable. Incorporating lessons learned from five case studies, the authors Include a short history of joint libraries, exploring how this model is a natural evolution from reciprocal borrowing, shared catalogs, and interlibrary loan Explain how to manage all aspects of a joint-use library, including choices about the physical plant, decisions on contractual requirements, collection development, classification systems, cataloging and technical services issues, personnel, and more Address emerging trends and best practices for serving students and the general public simultaneously Offer interviews with administrators and staff in successful joint-use libraries Anyone interested in joint-use libraries in particular, or radical ideas for extending resources in general, will want the information in this book.

Planning the Modern Public Library Building

Planning the Modern Public Library Building Book
Author : Gerard B. McCabe,James Robert Kennedy
Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780313321559
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This collection of 22 highly informative essays offers important insight into current activities in the area of building planning. Written by recognized building experts from the United States and Australia, the essays discuss critical planning issues from a management perspective. Topics include space design; collection marketing; furniture selection; landscaping; accommodating different age groups; hosting activities and events; seeking support from the community; and more. Technology is given a high priority. A bibliographic essay provides an abundance of suggested titles for further study.

Library Science and Administration Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Library Science and Administration  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2017-11-30
ISBN : 1522539158
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information sciences, and academic libraries, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, practitioners, and librarians seeking current research on library science and administration.

Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations

Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations Book
Author : Doherty, Brian
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2016-04-25
ISBN : 1522503277
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A vital component of any academic institution, libraries are held to and expected to maintain certain standards. In order to meet these standards and better accommodate the student and faculty body they serve, many libraries are recognizing the benefit of forging relationships with other professional and academic entities. Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on and methods for utilizing existing spaces within libraries to facilitate collection development in addition to discussions on how on-campus and off-campus partnerships can assist in this endeavor. Focusing on issues related to faculty and researcher collaborations, collection management, and professional development, this book is ideally designed for administrators, librarians, academicians, MLIS students, and information professionals.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences Book
Author : John D. McDonald,Michael Levine-Clark
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-03-15
ISBN : 1000031543
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.

Joint use Libraries in the Australian Community

Joint use Libraries in the Australian Community Book
Author : Mairéad Browne
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1981
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pre-circulated papers, comments on these papers, documents compiled as a result of group discussion, and resolutions adopted at Australia's 1980 National Workshop on Joint-Use Libraries are presented. A joint-use library is defined as one in which two or more distinct groups of users are given equal priority in the same premises, the governance of which is cooperatively arranged between two or more separate authorities. Three papers on joint-use libraries in primary and secondary schools (J. D. Dwyer), in colleges (A. J. Brown) and in community centers (G. Fraser) explore the circumstances under which coordinated services may be provided, the requirements which should be fulfilled before a joint function is undertaken, and the legal, contractual and administrative mechanisms necessary to ensure effective and continuing service to both the school/college community and the public at large. In addition to a list of resolutions adopted, documents produced at the workshop include a statement of the aims and objectives of joint-use libraries; a discussion of the optimum conditions for their establishment; and separate considerations of the planning process, contracts, staffing, and administration required for such libraries. Lists of workshop participants and their affiliations, and members of the Australian Advisory Council on Bibliographical Services Working Party on User Needs are appended. (ESR)

The Evolution of Library and Museum Partnerships

The Evolution of Library and Museum Partnerships Book
Author : Juris Dilevko,Lisa Gottlieb
Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
Release : 2004
ISBN : 9781591580645
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Libraries, museums, and the ways patrons use them have drastically changed in the past decades. Digitization projects, infotainment, and the Internet are redefining the library's and the museum's roles in the community. What are the implications for the future of these institutions? The authors examine, and set out an exciting vision of, a new library-museum hybrid. The juxtaposition of library collections and museum artefacts, they assert, has the potential to create authentic, interactive experiences, and can help establish a distinct, meaningful, and sustainable role for libraries. In the authors' words, libraries can then "reassert themselves as places devoted to contemplation, wonder, knowledge acquisition, and critical inquiry". Commercialization, edutainment, and the library as a learning community are just some of the fascinating topics addressed as the authors explore the future's terrain, and how libraries might situate themselves upon it.

Libraries and Identity

Libraries and Identity Book
Author : Joacim Hansson
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-04-07
ISBN : 1780630336
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively explores the role of identity as a trigger for change and development in libraries. Based on original research which has already attracted international claim Focuses on aspects of library development which are mostly overlooked Focus on the change from traditional library types such as public and academic libraries to new ones such as joint use libraries and digital libraries

Academic Library Outreach Beyond the Campus Walls

Academic Library Outreach  Beyond the Campus Walls Book
Author : Nancy D. Courtney
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2008-12-30
ISBN : 1598844970
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Traditionally, academic library outreach has meant reaching out to the campus community, providing services to faculty and students. Many universities and colleges, however, now have a new or renewed emphasis on outreach beyond the campus, seeking to ensure their institutions' relevance to the community at large. How can and do academic libraries participate in this type of outreach? What types of collaborations or partnerships are academic libraries forming with schools, public libraries, or community groups? How do academic librarians partner with faculty or campus departments on their community projects? What role does service-learning play? Nancy Courtney has assembled a sampling of approaches, from the innovative to the tried-and-true, each written in the voice of its strongest champion.

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library Book
Author : Jeremy Atkinson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2018-02-01
ISBN : 0081022883
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and close partnerships with other professionals need to be forged to provide seamless services for users. The book looks at all aspects of collaboration affecting academic libraries, both internally and externally, to help the reader understand future directions for collaborative activities in a complex and difficult working environment. Considers collaboration issues affecting academic libraries Covers both internal and external collaboration Provides readers with direction for collaborative activities Shows how academic librarians can work with client groups to keep services relevant

Ency of Library and Inform Sci 2e V4 Print

Ency of Library and Inform Sci 2e V4  Print  Book
Author : Miriam A. Drake
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780824720803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

The Frugal Librarian

The Frugal Librarian Book
Author : Carol Smallwood
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0838910750
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tackles issues on managing library resources and patrons' needs during economic downturns through essays written by librarians on topics such as grant writing, cancellation decision-making, shared resources, and inexpensive professional development.

Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments

Collaboration in Libraries and Learning Environments Book
Author : Maxine Melling,Margaret Weaver
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release : 2012-12-20
ISBN : 1856048586
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The changing environment in higher education requires different approaches to be taken to the provision of professional support services. This may result in the development of outsourced shared services, the convergence of many different student-facing services or the development of more active collaborative networks. This collection of essays considers the changing context and broad principles affecting the ways in which we need to manage and provide services and offers case studies of changes that have already taken place. This book recognizes and uncovers the innovations that leaders and practitioners are implementing to transform and develop the provision of sustainable and creative support services. Such innovations are resulting in diverse models of service delivery and the development of more active collaborative networks and commercial partnerships. The essays are drawn from a broad spectrum of professionals working inside and outside library and information services as well as those responsible for leading multiply converged or joint service teams. Key topics include: The changing higher education context and how to build service success in uncertain times Connecting with the student perspective Working with professional associations Culture, values and change: observations from three consortia in Canada Managing complex change collaboratively and creatively Leaders and influencing skills of the future The role of technology in enabling collaboration and the role of shared data in extending the library?s value Space: changing the boundaries and the communal nature of the academic library Collaborative service provision through super-convergence Joint use libraries and transformational change. Readership: Library leaders and practitioners and students of LIS.|The changing environment in higher education requires different approaches to be taken to the provision of professional support services. This may result in the development of outsourced shared services, the convergence of many different student-facing services or the development of more active collaborative networks. This collection of essays considers the changing context and broad principles affecting the ways in which we need to manage and provide services and offers case studies of changes that have already taken place. This book recognizes and uncovers the innovations that leaders and practitioners are implementing to transform and develop the provision of sustainable and creative support services. Such innovations are resulting in diverse models of service delivery and the development of more active collaborative networks and commercial partnerships. The essays are drawn from a broad spectrum of professionals working inside and outside library and information services as well as those responsible for leading multiply converged or joint service teams. Key topics include: • The changing higher education context and how to build service success in uncertain times • Connecting with the student perspective • Working with professional associations • Culture, values and change: observations from three consortia in Canada • Managing complex change collaboratively and creatively • Leaders and influencing skills of the future • The role of technology in enabling collaboration and the role of shared data in extending the library’s value • Space: changing the boundaries and the communal nature of the academic library • Collaborative service provision through super-convergence • Joint use libraries and transformational change. Readership: Library leaders and practitioners and students of LIS.

Pushing the Edge

Pushing the Edge Book
Author : Association of College and Research Libraries. National Conference
Publisher : Amer Library Assn
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book contains the proceedings of ACRL's 14th National Conference held in Seattle, WA, March 12-15, 2009. The 3 invited papers and 39 contributed papers explore the latest thinking and research into issues facing academic librarians today. The theme areas of these papers include Changing Environments and Cultures, Changing Political Realities, Converging and Collaborating, Evolving Models of Scholarly Communication, Managing Electronic and Digital Information, Redefining Traditions, and Teaching and Learning." --Book Jacket.

The Australian Library Journal

The Australian Library Journal Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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