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Management of Federally Sponsored Libraries
Case Studies and Analysis

Edited By

Charles D. Missar

ISBN 9780367423841
Published December 15, 2021 by Routledge
182 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, first published in 1995, managers from seven federally sponsored libraries in the United States analyse in detail their roles and responsibilities. Each librarian writes about the management of their facility and highlights significant features about its collection and services. It brings together in one place detailed descriptions of the scope and strengths of federal libraries, the kinds of services they provide, and the manner in which they function. The book provides readers with a unique opportunity to learn about such libraries from the manager's point of view and shows how these facilities are organized, how they use their resources, what equipment and services exist for interlibrary loans and for reference services, and what databases they use to serve patrons.

Table of Contents

1. Foreword Ellis Mount  2. Introduction Charles D. Missar  3. United States Senate Library Roger K. Haley  4. Sixth Circuit Library for the United States Courts Kathy Joyce Welker  5. Department of Defense: Army Libraries Louise Nyce  6. The Pentagon Library Louise Nyce  7. Redstone Scientific Information Center (RSIC) Sybil H. Bullock  8. Research Library of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Ann Roane Clary  9. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Frank Kurt Cylke  10. National Library of Medicine Kent A. Smith and Robert Mehnert  11. An Overview of Effective Management in Federal Libraries Charles D. Missar

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