skip to content
Whole person librarianship : a social work approach to patron services Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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
"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...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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.


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


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Whole Person Librarianship is a relevant, skillfully crafted, refreshingly optimistic, and highly recommended read." - Booklist Online "A valuable guide for teaching students how to integrate social Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.