Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. ac Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries ac Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as placeA broken water pipe, a ruptured sprinkler system, clogged toilet, or an air conditioner located on the roof that springs a leak during the one weekend of the year the library is not open ... Together, however, they still will not put out as much water as one fire hose. Everyone working in public service should know how to handle.
|Title||:||Library Programs and Services: The Fundamentals, 8th Edition|
|Author||:||G. Edward Evans, Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro, Holland Christie, Carol Sinwell|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-06-30|