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Corbin, John – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1981
Discusses the development of a legal collection in the public library in terms of the breadth of the collection, ethical considerations involved in public access to legal materials, establishing a core collection, organizing the collection, and bibliographic aids. Fifteen references are listed. (CHC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Citations (References), Community Information Services, Community Resources
Darling, Pamela W. – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1981
Discusses problems created by the deterioration of both book and nonbook library materials made of chemically unstable materials. Explores current trends in preservation, including environmental control, new standards for more durable papers, and professional training in techniques and procedures for retarding deterioration. Six references are…
Descriptors: Change, Climate Control, Futures (of Society), Library Automation
Davis, Mary B. – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Outlines goals and guidelines for developing Native American collections in libraries. Prominent publishers of relevant materials are identified and titles for a core collection are discussed, including reference and Native American subject area materials. (EA)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, American Indian Culture, Art Products, Folk Culture
Lawrence, Deirdre – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Presents a brief overview of the evolution of documentary material of Native American cultures and problems confronted by researchers in locating relevant information. Bibliographic sources for research are discussed and a directory of major repositories of Native American art documentation is provided. (EA)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Anthropology, Archives, Art Products
Topping, Russ; Hole, Carol – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Intended for libraries contemplating the purchase of a bookmobile, this guide suggests evaluating the population it will serve and the programing that will be offered; collecting staff and public input; and having a consultant develop technical specifications, just as one would have an architect design a building. (four references) (LAE)
Descriptors: Bids, Bookmobiles, Consultants, Equipment Evaluation
Simon, Matthew – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Suggests ways to use library buildings and space to attract users and to showcase collections and services. Ideas for a marketing strategy using windows, promenades and walkways, the entrance of lobby, and the interior are offered. Increasing use by making libraries a place for fun and entertainment is also recommended. (MES)
Descriptors: Library Facilities, Library Role, Library Services, Marketing
Crowley, Bill – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1992
Discusses problems with access to local government information faced by libraries and by the public. Local government information policies are discussed, information management practices are considered, library services to disseminate government information are suggested, and a checklist for a model local government information policy is included.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Check Lists, Government Publications, Information Management
Drew, Sally – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1985
Discusses the long-term value of bibliographic records to the library and the cost and service implications of that value. Topics covered include records in the public domain; sources of machine-readable bibliographic records (bibliographic utilities, state and multistate networks, commercial vendors, federal agencies, libraries); rights and…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Contracts, Databases, Library Automation