ERIC Number: ED511466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook
Smallwood, Carol, Ed.
Including 66 focused snapshots of outreach in action, this resource reflects the creative solutions of librarians searching for new and innovative ways to build programs that meet customer needs while expanding the library's scope into the community. This contributed volume includes: (1) A huge array of program options for partnering with other community groups; (2) Outreach in action through writing essays, poetry, and fiction; and (3) Event planning for library anniversaries, book festivals, science projects, and student athletes. With a wide range of contributors, this book will give you a multifaceted approach for reaching out within your community. It is divided into 10 parts with 66 chapters from different authors, including a foreword by Kathy Barco and afterword by Edith Campbell. A preface, index, and list of contributors are also provided.
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Innovation, Library Services, Program Development, Community Programs, Agency Cooperation, Librarians, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Media Staff
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