ERIC Number: ED175402
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Role of the Institutional Library Consultant. Proceedings and Sampler of Materials from a Workshop Held in Reno, Nevada, October 9-11, 1979.
Institutional Library Consultants, Carson City, NV.
The role of the institutional library consultant is explored in these proceedings of a workshop examining consultant work with administrators of various agencies, funding sources for institutional library service programs, management, and such aspects of library service areas in institutions as architecture, design, utilization of space, bibliotherapy, censorship, and legal and medical information. Patterns of organization, staffing, personnel, standards, training, evaluation of services, budget planning and preparation, and effective communications between consultant and institutions are the managements issues considered. The proceedings consist of in depth reports on the panel presentations, and briefer reports on the work of groups based on the reports of recorders of group sessions and the editing of verbatim tapescripts of the formal presentations. Participant comments evaluating the workshop are included, along with a directory of institutional library consultants. Samples of preworkshop preparation materials and materials disseminated at the workshops are also provided. (CWM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Western Council of State Libraries, Inc., Carson City, NV.
Authoring Institution: Institutional Library Consultants, Carson City, NV.