Public Libraries and their National Policies

Public Libraries and their National Policies is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It examines the various models for providing public library services around the world and discusses differences in such areas as funding sources, standards, regulations and use. At a time when public libraries are facing shrinking budgets and increasing pressure to consolidate or otherwise modify their governance structure, this book provides a timely glimpse into international best practices. Written by a practicing public library administrator with a working knowledge of policy applications Little published work exists in book form concerning international public library policies

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  • Author : John Helling
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 188 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633106
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Public Libraries and their National Policies

Public Libraries and their National Policies
  • Author : John Helling
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 26 March 2012
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Public Libraries and their National Policies is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It examines the various models for providing public library services around the world and discusses differences in such areas as funding sources, standards, regulations and use. At a time when public libraries are facing shrinking budgets and increasing pressure to consolidate or otherwise modify their governance structure, this book provides a timely glimpse into international best practices. Written by a practicing

The 1996 National Survey of Public Libraries and the Internet

The 1996 National Survey of Public Libraries and the Internet
  • Author : John Carlo Bertot,Charles R. McClure,Douglas Zweizig,United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science,Etats-Unis. National commission on libraries and information science
  • Publisher : Washington : National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
  • Release : 22 May 1996
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This 1996 National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) survey gathered data from a national sample of public libraries concerning the current level of public library involvement with the Internet. The purpose of this study was to: (1) provide policymakers, researchers, and library professionals with longitudinal data that measured changes in public library Internet involvement since the first survey in 1994; (2) identify costs for public library Internet services; and (3) identify issues and inform the policy debate concerning public library roles in the

The modernisation review of public libraries

The modernisation review of public libraries
  • Author : Great Britain: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release : 22 March 2010
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This paper puts forward policy proposals based on a consultation exercise launched in December 2009 by Margaret Hodge, Minister for Culture. The proposals presented are grouped under 6 main aims gleaned from the exercise: to drive the quality of all library services up to the level of the best; to reverse the current trend of decline in library usage and grow the numbers using the library service; that the library service is able to respond to limited public resources and public pressures;

Foundations of Information Policy

Foundations of Information Policy
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Natalie Greene Taylor
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 03 July 2019
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Foreword by Alan S. Inouye; Afterword by Nancy Kranich The first of its kind, this important new text provides a much-needed introduction to the myriad information policy issues that impact information professionals, information institutions, and the patrons and communities served by those institutions. In this key textbook for LIS students and reference text for practitioners, noted scholars Jaeger and Taylor draw from current, authoritative sources to familiarize readers with the history of information policy; discuss the broader societal issues shaped

Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition

Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition
  • Author : Kathleen de la Pena McCook,Jenny S. Bossaller,Felton Thomas Jr.
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 December 2018
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Put simply, there is no text about public librarianship more rigorous or comprehensive than McCook's survey. Now, the REFORMA Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author has teamed up with noted public library scholar and advocate Bossaller to update and expand her work to incorporate the field's renewed emphasis on outcomes and transformation. This "essential tool" (Library Journal) remains the definitive handbook on this branch of the profession. It covers every aspect of the public library, from its earliest history through its current

Serving Library Users from Asia

Serving Library Users from Asia
  • Author : John Hickok
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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Asian populations are among some of the fastest growing cultural groups in the US. This book is a comprehensive guide to serving library users from 24 specific Asian countries. It begins with a broad overview of how libraries can better serve Asian communities and then devotes a chapter to each country, providing wealth of valuable resources.

Library And Information Science

Library And Information Science
  • Author : D.K. Pandey
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
  • Release : 22 May 2022
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Once In Decade A Book Is Designed And Published, Mastering Which, Readers May Feel Master Of The Subject. With The Vast Experience Of Library Science And Its Management, The Author Presents Such A Book Which Is Complete In Its Aspects And Approach. It Covers The Course Prescribed In The University Grants Commission For The Net Examination For Library Science In Particular And Other Subjects Like General Studies And Other Information In General, In A Comprehensive Yet Brief Format.The Book

Internet Costs and Cost Models for Public Libraries

Internet Costs and Cost Models for Public Libraries
  • Author : Charles R. McClure,John Carlo Bertot,John C. Beachboard,United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
  • Publisher : Washington, DC : U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
  • Release : 22 May 1995
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This report is the result of the statutory mandate by the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) to promote activities to extend the nation's library and information handling capability as essential links in the emerging global information infrastructure. In a study to inventory the challenges related to libraries' roles in the National Information Infrastructure (NII), it was discovered that libraries had difficulty identifying and describing specific Internet costs. The cost elements, models, and worksheets presented here are intended

Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes

Public Libraries, Public Policies, and Political Processes
  • Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Ursula Gorham,John Carlo Bertot,Lindsay C. Sarin
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community needs against unprecedented political, economic, and policy challenges. Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, this book provides a data-driven examination of the interrelated impacts of political discourse and public policy processes on public libraries and the ways in which they are able to serve their

Libraries and the National Information Infrastructure

Libraries and the National Information Infrastructure
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 22 May 1994
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The 1994 Forum on Library and Information Services was planned to provide an opportunity to explore the role of libraries in the evolving information and communications infrastructure. This report on the proceedings of the Forum begins with the agenda and a list of the participants. Two roles of the Department of Education relating to libraries and the Internet/National Information Infrastructure (NII) are then examined. The next three sections are structured around: (1) the federal perspective; (2) the state, local, and institutional perspective;

Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 1

Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 1
  • Author : Ravindra N. Sharma,IFLA Headquarters
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 2012
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This unique volume gives a truly international overview over the modern history and development of libraries and library technology in selected countries of the world. The careful selection of countries achieves good representation of library work on all continents, covering examples of both the developed and the developing world. A further volume with further national profiles is planned for 2012. This multivolume work represents an excellent contribution to international librarianship and allows comparative studies both at graduate and professional level. Many