ERIC Number: ED356838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Community College Libraries: Centers for Lifelong Learning.
Kalick, Rosanne, Ed.
Written by library professionals in the United States and Canada, this book examines issues affecting community college librarians in urban, rural, and suburban settings. The 10 articles included in the book are: (1) "Patterns of Excellence," by Rosanne Kalick, which reviews the history of community college libraries and discusses achieving excellence in two-year college libraries; (2) "The Effective Learning Resources Center Manager for the 1990's," by Antoinette M. Kania; (3) "Excellence at the Urban Community College Library," by Ngozi P. Agbim; (4) "Community College Libraries: Electronic Bridges to Rural America's Future," by Edwin R. Rivenburgh; (5) "Technical College Libraries: On the Cutting Edge," by Judy Jorgensen and Ruth Ahl; (6) "Library Resource Centres in Canada," by Alan Dyment; (7) "The Community College Library: A Faculty Perspective," by William V. Costanzo; (8) "Towards Excellence in Bibliographic Instruction: A Practical Approach," by Gloria B. Meisel; (9) "Identity of Community College LRCs: Divergent or Convergent?," by Margaret Holleman and Annette Peretz, examining changes and trends in two-year college learning resources centers; and (10) "Futures: The Continued Search for Excellence," by Camila A. Alire and Alice Beverley Gass. An appendix provides the Association of College and Research Libraries' detailed "Standards for Community, Junior and Technical College Learning Resources Programs." Brief biographies on the contributors, an index, and references to each article are included. (PAA)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Educational Media, Educational Trends, Learning Resources Centers, Librarians, Library Administration, Library Development, Library Facilities, Library Instruction, Library Standards, Rural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Urban Education
Scarecrow Press, Inc., 52 Liberty St., P.O. Box 4167, Metuchen, NJ 08840 ($27.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Note: For a book on community college reference services, see JC 930 247.