ERIC Number: ED438824
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
The Whole Library Handbook 3: Current Data, Professional Advice, and Curiosa about Libraries and Library Services.
Eberhart, George M., Comp.
This handbook contains articles, guidelines, and other information from the field of library science organized into the following chapters: (1) "Libraries," including some basic figures, academic libraries, public libraries, school libraries, special libraries, national libraries, state libraries, small libraries, facilities, the past, and the future; (2) "People," including how many people work in libraries, job searching, librarians, managers, school library media specialists, trustees, friends, and support staff; (3) "The Profession," including events, scholarships/grants/awards, library education, and research/writing; (4) "Materials," including books, documents, special collections, multimedia, children's materials, and young adult materials; (5) "Operations," including bibliography, acquisition and selection, serials, cataloging, classification, reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, preservation, disasters, and security; (6) "Special Users," including ethnic groups, the impaired, and others; (7) "Promotion," including fundraising; (8) "Technology," including low technology, computers, and the Internet; (9) "Issues," including values, outsourcing, intellectual freedom/access, patron behavior, legislation, copyright, literacy, ethics, and global concerns; and (10) "Librariana." Contains an index. (MES)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Technology, Libraries, Library Education, Library Materials, Library Personnel, Library Science, Library Services, Library Statistics, Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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