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Whole person librarianship : a social work approach to patron services

Author: Sara K Zettervall; Mary C Nienow
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Collaboration between libraries and social workers is an exploding trend that will continue to be relevant to the future of public and academic libraries. Whole Person Librarianship incorporates practical examples with insights from librarians and social workers. The result is a new vision of library services. The authors provide multiple examples of how public and academic librarians are connecting their patrons  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara K Zettervall; Mary C Nienow
ISBN: 9781440857775 1440857776 1440857768 9781440857768
OCLC Number: 1108820988
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages)
Contents: Relationships are the new reference collection --
Partners in the library --
Social work students: "Living the dream" in the library --
Full-time library social workers --
Advocating for change --
Sustainable practice --
Appendix A: PIE chart worksheet --
Appendix B: Community needs assessment --
Appendix C: Learning contract template --
Appendix D: Sample intake form --
Appendix E: Sample staff survey --
Appendix F: Reflective practice worksheet.
Responsibility: Sara K. Zettervall and Mary C. Nienow.

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Whole Person Librarianship guides librarians through the practical process of facilitating connections among libraries, social workers, and social services;  Read more...

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"A valuable guide for teaching students how to integrate social work approaches as emerging public or academic libraryprofessionals." - Journal of Education for Library and Information Science "Whole Read more...

 
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