Creating an information service 3rd edition 1996


Language: Anglais

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A positive and practical approach to establishing a library or information service. There are real-life examples of the ways in which certain problems have been resolved in specific libraries, as well as a detailed recommended core list of publications. Helpful checklists and sample forms provide time-saving aids.
Getting to know the organisation, Existing information resources: internal and external, Setting up the initial service, Physical planning, Making the most of technology, Procedures and records: what is required? Stock: selection and effective use, Stock: acquisition and processing, Cataloguing and classification, Stock: loan and circulation, Staff: development, qualities and skills, What next? - future developments. Appendices: Organisations to approach for information and advice, Organisations offering training, advice and information, Specialist publishers, book and periodical suppliers, Library equipment and systems suppliers: a selection. Index.