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|ISBN:||9781442265912 1442265914 9781442265929 1442265922|
|Description:||xv, 341 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Part I, Overview of financial literacy --
Academic libraries and financial literacy programs / Lauren Reiter --
Developing services on community needs / Lisa Fraser --
Financial literacy in libraries : free and dependable resources for patrons of all backgrounds / Sonnet Ireland --
Financial literacy is a lifetime skill / Joanne Kuster, Maryann Mori --
Financial literacy : meeting the need / Kit Keller, Mary Jo Ryan --
Information has value : financial literacy meets information literacy / Shana Gass, Joyce Garczynski --
Library employee education programs / Jennifer Townes, Jacquelyn Daniel, Tanji N. Gibson --
Myths and realities of consumer credit / Jenny Brewer --
The public library as financial promoter and provider / Maryann Mori --
What is financial literacy and why should we care? / Shin Freedman, Marcia Dursi --
Why financial literacy matters / Ashley E. Faulkner --
Part II, Library resources --
Asking for help : finding partners for your financial classes / Kate Moody --
Best practices to implement financial literacy in a large public library / Melissa Jeter --
Career information literacy at the academic reference desk / Frans Albarillo --
Developing a personal finance collection for a public library / Lisa G. Liu, Roslyn Donald --
Financial literacy collection development / Karen Evans --
"How to present your best self" workshops / Jennifer Wright Joe --
Supporting financial literacy in homebuyers / Jenny Brewer --
Teaching career information literacy in the academic library / Frans Albarillo --
Quick tip guides for the reference desk / Jennifer Wright Joe --
United States government resources on financial literacy / Karen Evans --
Part III, Case studies --
Case study of financial literacy instruction in the library / Jeri Cohen --
Collaboration fits the bill for best practices in programming to public housing residents / Roland Barksdale-Hall --
Fraud alert : how libraries can help patrons recognize fraudulent schemes / Linda Burkey Wade --
Getting the patron to "yes" : the academic librarian's role in supporting salary negotiations / Aliqae Geraci, Daniel Hickey, Kelly LaVoice --
Marketing planning for library-based financial education programs / Mary Jo Ryan, Kit Keller --
MoneyFitness: one academic library's experience of building a financial literacy program at a small liberal arts college / Kate Moody --
Money smart week activities for any library / Joanne Kuster, Maryann Mori --
Presenting financial literacy in conferences to public librarians / Melissa Jeter --
Start here @ the San Diego Public Library / Cindy Mediavilla --
Volunteer tax assistance in libraries / Wayne Finley, Janene R. Finley.
|Responsibility:||edited by Carol Smallwood.|
This resource is a very informative, practical guide on how to plan programs for financial literacy in libraries. It is an excellent starting point for anybody interested in instructing patrons on
- Reference services (Libraries)
- Finance, Personal -- Study and teaching.
- Financial literacy.
- Finance, Personal -- Library resources.
- Financial literacy -- Library resources.
- Public libraries -- Reference services -- United States -- Case studies.
- Academic libraries -- Reference services -- United States -- Case studies.
- Public libraries -- Reference services -- Canada -- Case studies.
- Academic libraries -- Reference services -- Canada -- Case studies.