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Joint-Use Libraries

Libraries for the Future

A volume in Chandos Information Professional Series

Book2008

Author:

Sarah McNicol

Joint-Use Libraries

Libraries for the Future

A volume in Chandos Information Professional Series

Book2008

 

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Author:

Sarah McNicol

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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- ... read full description

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    1 - What are joint-use libraries?

    Pages 1-22

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    2 - Why a joint-use library?

    Pages 23-45

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    3 - Joint-use library design

    Pages 47-64

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    4 - How does a joint-use library operate?

    Pages 65-87

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    5 - Joint-use libraries and partnerships

    Pages 89-113

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    6 - Joint-use libraries and communities

    Pages 115-133

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    7 - Expanding horizons

    Pages 135-156

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    8 - How good are joint-use libraries? (And how do we know?)

    Pages 157-180

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    9 - The future

    Pages 181-193

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      Appendix I - Joint-use libraries featured in this book

      Pages 195-198

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      Appendix II - Single-sector library standards

      Pages 199-202

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    References

    Pages 203-220

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    Further reading

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    Index

    Pages 225-230

About the book

Description

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.

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.

Key Features

  • 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
  • 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

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ISBN

978-1-84334-384-4

Language

English

Published

2008

Copyright

Copyright © 2008 Woodhead Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Chandos Publishing

Authors

Sarah McNicol