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ERIC Number: ED523243
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 144
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8389-0993-5
Small Business and the Public Library: Strategies for a Successful Partnership
Weiss, Luise; Serlis-McPhillips, Sophia; Malafi, Elizabeth
ALA Editions
Aligning with current difficult economic times, this book helps libraries assist users entering or already involved in the small business community. Authors Weiss, Serlis-McPhillips, and Malafi are public librarians who have incorporated small business services within their library. In their book they point the way to addressing the needs of job seekers, and those starting or operating their own businesses, offering: (1) Innovative programming ideas; (2) Easy to translate suggestions into day-to-day operations; and (3) Suggestions to helping clients become business literate on the web, on paper, and out in the world of work. Whether patrons need resources to start their own business, search for a new job, or locate demographic statistics to help them market their existing product, this resource will help you answer questions and meet their needs.
ALA Editions. Available from: American Library Association. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Tel: 866-746-7252; Fax: 770-280-4155; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association