ERIC Number: ED381172
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Idaho Librarian Survival Manual. A Guide for New Librarians.
Idaho State Library, Boise.
The purpose of this guide is to help new librarians in Idaho get started at their jobs. It provides a basic overview of library administration, policy, procedure, activities, and services. The following topics are covered: library law; working with the board of trustees; formulating and writing policies and procedures; budgeting and finance; personnel practices and laws; getting to know the collection; selection and acquisitions; the catalog and how materials are arranged; circulation procedures; public services responses to patrons; interlibrary loans and cooperation; keeping statistics; learning about automation; planning; and the mission of the State Library. (MAS)
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Automation, Library Catalogs, Library Circulation, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Funding, Library Material Selection, Library Personnel, Library Planning, Library Policy, Library Services, Library Statistics, Public Libraries, State Libraries
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Library, Boise.
Identifiers: Idaho; Training Materials