Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search


Research-based planning for public libraries : increasing relevance in the digital age / Joseph R. Matthews.

Matthews, Joseph R., author. (Author).
Image of item

Currently available copies

  • 1 copy available at PINES

Current holds

0 current holds on 1 total copy

Library System: Library Branch Name Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Status
Georgia Public Library Service:
      Georgia Public Library Service - Professional Collection
Stacks 027.4 M4381
(Send Call No. in Text Message)
50723010147128 Available

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781610690072 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1610690079 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xx, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited [2013]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: It's going to be a wild ride -- Understanding your market -- Developing a plan -- The physical collection -- The virtual library -- Selection policies -- Evaluating the collection -- Providing access -- Evaluating the library.
Summary, etc.: "This book will help public library administrators, managers, and board members to better plan, strategize, and understand their communities, enabling public libraries to become dynamic, proactive institutions"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Public libraries > Planning.
Public libraries > Evaluation.
Public libraries > Collection development.
Libraries > Special collections > Electronic information resources.
Electronic information resources > Management.
Public libraries > Aims and objectives.
Libraries and community
Libraries and the Internet.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reference.

Additional Resources