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Our new public, a changing clientele : bewildering issues or new challenges for managing libraries?

Author: James R Kennedy; Lisa Vardaman; Gerard B McCabe
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2008.
Series: Libraries Unlimited library management collection.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the pervasiveness of change: in personnel selection and training; budget planning; marketing and promotion; fund raising; health issues for staff and clientele; retirement and recruitment; staying current; inter-library and inter-agency cooperation joint-use facilities; furnishing and refurnishing; evaluating and selecting new format materials and technologies; and lifelong learning.
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Our new public, a changing clientele.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2008
(OCoLC)682397532
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Kennedy; Lisa Vardaman; Gerard B McCabe
ISBN: 9781591584070 1591584078
OCLC Number: 173243720
Description: xv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The library as place in the new millennium : domesticating space and adapting learning spaces / Delmus Williams --
Reflection and thinking and all of that stuff : student learning, engagement, and the Net generation / Anne-Marie Deitering --
Baby boomers and generation Y in the public library : keeping them both happy : an Australian perspective / Carolyn Jones --
Reaching out to gen Y : adapting roles and policies to meet the information needs of the next generation / Susanne Markgren --
Deconstructing librarians' fascination with gamer culture : toward making acadmic libraries venues for quiet contemplation / Juris Dilevko --
Information literacy and the modern university library / Carol C.M. Toris, Ashlee B. Clevenger, and Katina Strauch --
Enhancing library instruction : creating and managing online interactive library tutorials for a wired generation / Mark Horan, Suhasini L. Kumar, and John Napp --
Educating the millennial user / Lauren Pressley --
English as a second language students and the college library / Eric E. Palo --
Connecting diversity to management : further insights / Tim Zou and La Loria Konata --
Community college libraries/learning resource centers meet the generation Y challenge / Michael D. Rusk --
"I want it all and I want it now!" : the changing face of school libraries / Leslie Boon --
A traditional library meets twenty-first century users / Glenda A. Thornton, Bruce Jeppesen, and George Lupone --
Planning an information commons : our experiences at the University of Toledo's Carlson Library / John C. Phillips and Brian Hickam --
Renewing the tech-forward library : information commons development at the University Library of Indiana University Purdue University Library Indianapolis / Rachel Applegate and David W. Lewis --
What's old is new again : library services and the millennial student / Jamie Seeholzer, Frank J. Bove, and Delmus Williams --
Evaluation and selection of new format materials : electronic resources / Bethany Latham and Jodi Poe --
Libraries and the millennials : changing priorities : bibliographic essay / Marilyn Stempeck, Rashelle Karp, and Susan Naylor.
Series Title: Libraries Unlimited library management collection.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Kennedy, Lisa Vardaman, and Gerard B. McCabe.
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