The Whole Library Handbook 5: Current Data, Professional Advice, and Curiosa

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George M. Eberhart
American Library Association, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 536 pages
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The Whole Library Handbook, now in its fifth edition, is an encyclopedia filled with facts, tips, lists, and resources essential for library professionals and information workers of all kinds, all carefully handpicked to reflect the most informative, practical, up-to-date, and entertaining examples of library literature. Organized in easy-to-find categories, this unique compendium covers all areas of librarianship from academic libraries to teen services, from cataloging to copyright, and from gaming to social media. Selections include 

  • Facts and figures on library workers
  • Bookmobile guidelines
  • 100 great libraries of the world
  • Job search and recruitment techniques, and advice on how to deal with tough economic times
  • Tips on writing articles and book reviews
  • Fun with cataloging rules
  • Famous librarians’ favorite books
Covering a huge spectrum of librariana, this one-of-a-kind volume is both educational and entertaining.
 

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Contents

Libraries
1
People
61
The Profession
121
Materials
197
Operations
245
Users
343
Advocacy
383
Technology
403
Issues
437
Librariana
473
INDEX
523
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

George M. Eberhart is a senior editor of American Libraries magazine for the American Library Association. Since 2006 he has been the editor of American Libraries Direct, ALA’s weekly e-newsletter. From 1980 to 1990 he was editor of College & Research Libraries News, the news magazine of ALA’s Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) division. Author of The Librarian's Book of Lists, he has also written on the subjects of UFOs, cryptozoology, and postcard collecting.

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