Public Libraries and their National Policies
  • Author : John Helling
  • Release Date : 26 March 2012
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780633107

Public Libraries and their National Policies Book Summary

Public Libraries and their National Policies is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It examines the various models for providing public library services around the world and discusses differences in such areas as funding sources, standards, regulations and use. At a time when public libraries are facing shrinking budgets and increasing pressure to consolidate or otherwise modify their governance structure, this book provides a timely glimpse into international best practices. Written by a practicing public library administrator with a working knowledge of policy applications Little published work exists in book form concerning international public library policies

Public Libraries and their National Policies

Public Libraries and their National Policies

Author : John Helling
Publisher : Elsevier
Genre : Political Science
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Public Libraries and their National Policies is aimed at practicing librarians and scholars with an interest in public libraries. It examines the various models for providing public library services around the world and discusses differences in such areas as funding sources, standards, regulations and use. At a time when public ...

Public Libraries and Their National Policies

Public Libraries and Their National Policies

Author : John Helling
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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One of the first of its kind, this unique book offers an in-depth look at national public library policies at a time when public libraries are facing shrinking budgets and pressure to make structural changes. It explores different models of providing services around the world, focusing on areas such as ...

Public Libraries  Public Policies  and Political Processes

Public Libraries Public Policies and Political Processes

Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Ursula Gorham,John Carlo Bertot,Lindsay C. Sarin
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Over the past thirty years, significant shifts in technology, political ideologies, and policy goals have resulted in an environment in which public libraries face the highest expectations to serve community needs against unprecedented political, economic, and policy challenges. Drawing on two decades of original research conducted by the authors, this ...

Foundations of Information Policy

Foundations of Information Policy

Author : Paul T. Jaeger,Natalie Greene Taylor
Publisher : American Library Association
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book will help future and current information professionals better understand the impacts of information policy on their activities, improving their ability to serve as effective advocates on behalf of their institutions, patrons, and communities....

Public Libraries and the Internet

Public Libraries and the Internet

Author : Charles R. McClure,John Carlo Bertot,Douglas Zweizig,United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Publisher : Washington, D.C. : U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Genre : Government publications
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The modernisation review of public libraries

The modernisation review of public libraries

Author : Great Britain: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Publisher : The Stationery Office
Genre : Business & Economics
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This paper puts forward policy proposals based on a consultation exercise launched in December 2009 by Margaret Hodge, Minister for Culture. The proposals presented are grouped under 6 main aims gleaned from the exercise: to drive the quality of all library services up to the level of the best; to reverse the ...

The 1996 National Survey of Public Libraries and the Internet

The 1996 National Survey of Public Libraries and the Internet

Author : John Carlo Bertot,Charles R. McClure,Douglas Zweizig,United States. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Publisher : Washington : National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This 1996 National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) survey gathered data from a national sample of public libraries concerning the current level of public library involvement with the Internet. The purpose of this study was to: (1) provide policymakers, researchers, and library professionals with longitudinal data that measured changes in ...