Browse ALISE 2021 Works-in-Progress Showcase by Series/Report "Public libraries"

  • Li, Xiaofeng; Ha, Yoojin; Aristeguieta-Trillos, Simon (2021-09-20)
    While public libraries have a long history of providing services to teens (Bernier et al., 2005), research has shown contemporary youth have mixed feelings towards libraries. Agosto et al. (2016) studied a group of urban ...

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  • Yeon, Jieun (2021-09-20)
    A public library board is a governing body of a public library, which has wide-ranging obligations such as developing a library mission or plan, managing a library director, securing funding, evaluating library services, ...

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  • Stanton, Katerina Lynn; Grimm, Alexandra; Zhang, Bo; Clarke, Rachel Ivy (2021-09-20)
    In the seminal work on emotional labor (EL), Arlie Hochschild (1983, 2012) defines EL as “the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display.” EL is “sold for a wage” (Hochschild, 2012). ...

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  • Becker, Kristen (2021-09-20)
    A survey of employees shows that a large majority do not fully engage in strategic planning because they don’t believe the plan is followed. Therefore, analytic instruments must be easy to understand and provide information ...

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  • Clarke, Rachel Ivy; Stanton, Katerina Lynn; Grimm, Alexandra; Zhang, Bo (2021-09-20)
    We have seen a multitude of methods used to calculate and communicate the value of libraries to society. However, most of the existing techniques—such as return on investment or individual receipts that provide cost savings ...

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  • Jung, Yong Ju (2021-09-20)
    Interest can be an important motivator that helps youth be resilient for their learning. Youth can participate in interest-driven learning activities across libraries, makerspaces, museums, and schools. However, COVID-19, ...

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