The Relevant Library

Author: Vera Gubnitskaia
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9781476633176
Release Date: 2018-09-25
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

 At a time when libraries are no longer the leading proprietors of information, many library professionals find themselves rethinking their purpose. In this collection of new essays, contributors share their experiences and ideas for keeping libraries integral to changing communities. Innovative approaches and best practices are discussed for strategic planning, packaging, branding and marketing, funding issues, physical spaces, collection needs and trends, partnerships, programming and services, professional education, and staffing.