ERIC Number: ED406979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
More Than Just Books: An Introduction to the Library for Adults. [Videotape.]
American Library Association Video/Library Video Network, Towson, MD.
This videotape provides a general overview of the kinds of services and materials available at the public library. The videotape can be used as part of a general orientation program for volunteers, new users, or community groups. Topics covered include: the information desk and reference services; the Dewey Decimal System and how to locate books in the library; availability of materials on audio tape, video tape, and compact disc; online library catalogs; book selection, which is based on library reviews and patron requests; cataloging, processing, and shelving; the circulation desk; and the availability of community, business, job hunting, and health information, in addition to programs for both children and adults. (SWC)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adult Education, Cataloging, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library Catalogs, Library Collection Development, Library Facilities, Library Instruction, Library Material Selection, Library Services, Nonprint Media, Online Catalogs, Orientation Materials, Public Libraries, Users (Information)
American Library Association Video/Library Video Network, 320 York Rd., Towson, MD 21204-5179 ($50 per video).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Library Association Video/Library Video Network, Towson, MD.
Note: Running time: 11 minutes.