Managing Children's Services in Libraries by Adele M. Fasick

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Managing Children's Services in Libraries, Fourth Edition is designed to give students and new library workers the skills they need to succeed as well as get experienced librarians up to speed on the new developments in technology, publishing, and education. The book takes a broad view of all aspects of library work with children, addressing the dramatic and ongoing changes in school and pubic libraries.

This latest edition of a popular, proven resource focuses on practical ways to organize library services to children and the adults who care for them, and on expanding services from the building level to the greater community. Sections focus specifically on collections, planning services, managing personnel and budgets, and working with other community agencies. The book is written to serve as a textbook for courses in services to children and young adults, and is appropriate for short workshops and in-service training for library staff. Administrators and department heads will find it a useful tool for designing and updating library services.


About Adele M. Fasick

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ADELE M. FASICK is Professor Emerita, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto. LESLIE E. HOLT is former Director of Youth Services, St Louis Public Library, and currently consults with libraries, schools and child serving agencies.
Published December 10, 2012 by Libraries Unlimited. 225 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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The fourth edition has been updated to reflect the fast-paced changes that have occurred in children's services since the last one was published five years ago. The authors identify the challenges and changes that have occurred in each of the six different sections and include school and special ...

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