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Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Revised Edition

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ISBN 9781783302314
Published October 7, 2017 by Facet Publishing
368 Pages

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Book Description

This essential textbook, now in its third edition, remains the definitive guide to this branch of the profession. It covers every aspect of the public library, from planning and evaluation through outreach to cutting edge practice with technology, including: * statistics, standards, planning, evaluations, and results * legal issues, funding, and politics * organization, administration, and staffing * all aspects of library technology, from structure and infrastructure to websites and makerspaces * adult services, youth services, and children's services * associations, library agencies, and other professional organizations * global perspectives on public libraries * advocacy, outreach, and human rights. Exhaustively researched and expansive in its scope, this benchmark text continues to serve both LIS students and working professionals.