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Joint-Use Libraries

Libraries for the Future

  • 1st Edition - May 31, 2008
  • Author: Sarah McNicol
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 8 4 3 3 4 - 3 8 5 - 1
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 7 8 0 6 3 - 1 3 0 - 1

This book examines all aspects of joint-use libraries, from the implications of government policy, to design and operational issues and evaluation. It considers all forms of… Read more

Joint-Use Libraries

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This book examines all aspects of joint-use libraries, from the implications of government policy, to design and operational issues and evaluation. It considers all forms of joint-use library (e.g. school-public, college-public, university-public, health-university), reflecting on different models adopted around the world. Some of the main issues discussed include: partnership working, staffing and management, stock, digital resources, learning and literacy and community involvement.