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Library services for developing communities

D. A. Kotze

Library services for developing communities

by D. A. Kotze

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Published by University of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Libraries and community -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 35-36.

      StatementD.A. Kotze.
      SeriesMiscellanea ;, 26., Mousaion II ;, 9, Miscellanea (University of South Africa) ;, 26., Miscellanea (University of South Africa)., 9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ716.4 .K67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3820695M
      ISBN 100869812181
      LC Control Number81130077

      Some pro-active and innovative library professionals have already started implementing alternative services to communities previously excluded from .   But developing services for older adults in a community requires assessment of that specific community’s needs. To develop JPL50+, the library combined a review of previous program evaluations, conversations with patrons 50 and older and the library staff members who had worked with them, and observations of successful programs at other.

      “The book is effervescent with potential to transform our work in everything from our relations with students to our role in developing teaching cultures on campus.”—from the Foreword by Margy MacMillan Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study More. If your library serves non-English speaking communities, you might also have your survey translated to better accommodate those populations. Translation services such as those offered by REFORMA Colorado can be helpful. Once you have answered these questions, you can begin designing your survey. At this stage, keep in mind the following issues.

      Library - Library - User services: The second of the two main functions of libraries is directed at actively exploiting the collection to satisfy the information needs of library users. Although many of the libraries in antiquity were accessible to the literate public, this was almost certainly for reference only. Some monastic libraries, however, are known to have allowed the monks to . either get individuals to library services or vice versa in future – and creative ways to sustain those approaches. Where people living in rural communities are isolated (through income, infirmity or geographical remoteness), the provision of good quality library services will sometimes require more than a digital response. More innovative use of.


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