Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century

Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century

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Public librarians are directly responsible for providing a large proportion of the American population with access to the Internet and guidance in obtaining important government information. Effectively servicing today's adult library users is already a pressing need, and will only become a larger priority as the nation's population ages. Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century is for library science students interested in working with adults in public libraries. As the first text dedicated to adult library services to be published since 1991, this title has been sorely needed and much anticipated. This book will provide a model for training public librarians for the specific challenges of providing adult services. Part I provides a survey of the history and development of Adult services. Part II addresses planning and tools for service development. Part III examines the different types of services for adults and best practices, while Part IV presents training methods.Include questions that will provide answers to the topic under investigation. a€c Develop an interview guide or questionnaire. For informal interviews, no interview guidance is needed. For semi-structured inter- views, an interview guidance mayanbsp;...

Title:Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century
Author:Elsie Okobi
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2013-12-28


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