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Public libraries and their communities : an introduction  Cover Image Book Book

Public libraries and their communities : an introduction

Cassell, Kay Ann, (author.).


"This is the first public library text to look at the administration of the public library as essentially different from that of other library types. It also emphasizes the crucial nature of advocacy, promotion, and marketing and demonstrates how each public library can identify and meet the needs of its own particular community"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781538112687
  • ISBN: 153811268X
  • ISBN: 9781538112700 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1538112701 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: ix, 225 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction and the History of U.S. Public Libraries -- Strategic Planning and the Public Library -- Library Establishment, Policies, and Governance -- Organization and Staffing -- Advocacy, Relationships with External Groups, State and Local Government -- Fiscal Organization of Public Libraries; Funding, Funding Sources and Budgets -- Community and Civic Engagement; Outreach Services -- Services to Children and Young Adults / Lisa Houde -- Services to Adults and Groups of Adults -- Collections and Collection Development -- Marketing and Promotion -- The Post Pandemic Public Library.
Subject: Public libraries > United States > Administration.
Libraries and community > United States.
Bibliothèques publiques > États-Unis > Administration.
Relations bibliothèque-collectivité > États-Unis.
Libraries and community.
Public libraries > Administration.
United States.

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APLS 025.1974 CAS 2021 31291002950960 STACKS Available -

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