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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.
Three Great Read Aloud Picture Books
Picture books are a mixed bag. Some of them are fabulous and some…not so much. This article features three wonderful picture books that are as fun to read aloud as they are to listen to.
Conducting a Successful Library Survey
Knowing the community you are serving is the key to running a successful library. But, librarians should be wary of becoming too complacent or relying on gut instinct in lieu of data. But, how can you ensure that you will reach the community effectively and find useful information? Here are five
Running a Successful Summer Reading Program
Summer reading programs do not have to be expensive or stressful. Here are a few tips to make them fun for everyone!
So, You Want to Be a Librarian
The face of librarianship has changed over time. It is no longer just about books. Here are few things to consider if you are thinking about joining this rewarding profession.
Three Great Series Reads for Summer
Summer has arrived, the kids are out of school and everyone is waiting for or on vacation! Here are three great summer reads to enjoy on vacation or stay-cation.
Finding Materials in the Public Library
In most public libraries, the materials are organized by type: adult, teen, and children’s. Sounds simple enough until an attempt is made to navigate the stacks looking for something. Then the trouble starts. Here are a few tips to help you find materials in your local public library.
Reference Resources for Genealogist Patrons
The plethora of genealogical reference books can overwhelm any librarian trying to decide what to add to a collection. Here are my recommendations for the must-haves for any reference collection.
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