Creating an Information Service

Creating an Information Service

By: Sylvia P. Webb (author)Paperback

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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.

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  • ISBN13: 9780851423609
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 124
  • ID: 9780851423609
  • weight: 830
  • ISBN10: 0851423604

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