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Customer Service in the Library
Many librarian job descriptions include the phrase "must have excellent customer service skills." But, what does that mean exactly?
Libraries and the Personal Touch
Paraphrasing Woody Allen, libraries are like sharks; they must continually move forward or die.
Large Print Considerations for Libraries
Look at your large print collection with fresh eyes. Is it as useful as you think it is? This article might change your mind.
Creative Doodling & Beyond, A Review
Creative Doodling & Beyond by Stephanie Corfee is a beautiful book meant to be user friendly in that one can doodle right in the book itself. Perhaps not the best choice for libraries to circulate given this feature, but for personal use it is a wonderful addition.
Audiobook Crafternoons at the Library
Book discussion groups are a common program at libraries. Many have craft classes as well. Both programs have their inherent problems, but combining them might be the solution.
E-Books - A Mixed Blessing
Ebooks and their related devices have changed forever the face of librarianship. For the patron, the free books offered by most libraries are another fantastic benefit given with their library card. For the librarians, however, the landscape can be fraught with frustration.
Internet Public Library for Reference
Ever used the Internet Public Library? You may want to start. A collaborative venture between Florida State and Drexel University, it is closely monitored and can be quite cutting edge in its information.
Weeding- Library Training Op.
Weeding the library's collection seems to many seasoned staffers like a boring task. However, for the new librarian, it is an excellent opportunity to learn how the library operations work.
Ready Reference for Neurological Disorders
Looking for a good resource for ready reference on neurological disorders and their treatments? This one may be just what you're looking for.
Readers Advisory Ideas
One person cannot possibly read everything that would be of interest to a library's patrons, but with these ideas, great readers advisory services are a sure thing.
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