ERIC Number: ED058903
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Libraries for Small Museums.
Anderson, Linda M.
Presented are the very basic requirements for establishing a small special library operating under a limited budget. Physical plant organization, cataloging, book processing, circulation procedures, book selection and ordering and instructions for typists are covered. Although the practices discussed were established for a museum library, what is said will apply equally to any other type of small library. The principles of organizing a library are presented in sequential order, with text kept to a minimum; this is, in effect, a manual of procedure. The rules, in most cases, have been greatly simplified; individuals without formal library training will still be able to establish a satisfactory library. The purpose of this simplification is the idea that time equals money. The easier it is for the cataloger and typist to carry out their jobs, the more work will be done. In every case, however, provision has been made for the inclusion of all essential information. (Author/SJ)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Cataloging, Library Planning, Library Technical Processes, Museums, Special Libraries
Museum of Anthropology, University of Missouri, 100 Swallow Hall, Columbia, Missouri 65201 ($4.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Museum of Anthropology.
Note: Museum Brief #7; (7 References)