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1st Edition

A Manual of Library Routine

  • Available for pre-order on May 25, 2023. Item will ship after June 15, 2023
ISBN 9781032157894
June 15, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
354 Pages

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Book Description

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

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