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Learning from Others

By Garcia, June

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Book Id: WPLBN0000693007
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Reproduction Date: 2004
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Title: Learning from Others  
Author: Garcia, June
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Language: English
Subject: Library science, Professional report., Libraries
Collections: Public Libraries International Network Collection
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Publisher: Public Libraries International Network

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Professional Publication

Excerpt
Introduction and Concept: As a result of reading the professional press in their respective country, the majority of librarians are familiar with initiatives in their own field. However, the new initiatives will almost certainly relate to the narrow world of librarianship. Many librarians do not appear to look to other businesses for inspiration and ideas.

Table of Contents
Table of contents Page Executive summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Alternative locations for public libraries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Case study 1 ? Tower Hamlets, London, UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Case study 2 ? East Sussex, UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Further examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Partnership with other service providers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Case study 3 ? Warwickshire, UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Further examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Use of electronic information kiosks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Case study 4 ? Sutton, London, UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 24-hour self-service library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Case study 5 ? Tafford, Greater Manchester, UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

 

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