A Manual of Library Routine
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This book, first published in 1933, addresses the ‘routine’ in library work: administration, organization, book selection and classification and cataloguing, as well as the office work, room supervision, shelf tidying and registration of borrowers, among others.
Table of Contents
1. Some Preliminary Considerations 2. Book Selection and Ordering 3. The Preparation of Books for Public Use 4. Administrative Records 5. Classification and Its Practical Applications 6. Catalogues and Cataloguing 7. The Admission and Registration of Borrowers 8. Book Issue Methods 9. Reference Library Routine, Including Commercial, Technical and Special Libraries 10. Children’s Libraries, Branch Libraries, and Delivery and Deposit Stations 11. Magazine and Reading Rooms 12. University, Collegiate and School Libraries 13. Cooperative Library Work: County and Rural Libraries, Regional Cooperation, the National Central Library 14. Stocktaking, Withdrawals and Replacements 15. Bookbinding: Specifications and Records 16. Finance, Committee Work and Office Routine 17. Some Extension Activities: Lectures, Publicity, Broadcasting, Cooperative Work, Hospital Libraries, and Books for the Blind