Introduction to library services
Designed for the uninitiated and presented in terms the layperson can understand, this text provides a comprehensive overview of the field, from concepts governing libraries to types of libraries, policies and procedures, personnel, materials, and library services. Trends in library standards, programs, and services; new information on computers and automation; and the development of library networks comprise just some of the subjects covered. In all areas, from discussions of library goals and objectives to the identification of personality traits needed by staff members to the thorough examination of innovations in library materials and services, the author emphasizes the need for involvement and contribution on the part of everyone connected with the library.
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