Browse Library Trends 54 (4) Spring 2006: Dual Use Libraries by Subject "Library cooperation"

  • Sullivan, Kathy; Taylor, Warren; Barrick, Mary Grace; Stelk, Roger (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The authors describe the process leading to, and the outcome of, their partnership to build and operate a 76,000 square foot public/ community college joint use library. Located in Westminster, Colorado, the College ...
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  • Bauer, Patricia T. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    A field study of a joint use library in transition was undertaken to identify personnel issues that arose when a public library program moved from a middle school setting to a college campus in the same community. Qualitative ...
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  • Haycock, Ken (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Combined school and public libraries have been studied extensively for more than thirty years. Common advantages and disadvantages, together with typical problems, have been identified. From the work of researchers in three ...
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  • Dorrington, Linda (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Libraries, whether medical or healthcare, in higher education (HE) institutions or the National Health Service (NHS), provide services to all types of healthcare students and professionals. Many of these are delivered ...
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  • McNicol, Sarah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Libraries in all sectors are coming under increasing pressure from governments and other policymakers to cooperate. Various factors might drive this call, including funding constraints in both the library and education sectors; ...
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  • Dalton, Pete; Elkin, Judith; Hannaford, Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    A joint use library provides an example of a strategic alliance between two or more stakeholders. The planning and implementation of such a venture can be a complex undertaking. This article draws on the example of the ...
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  • Le Roux, Sophia; Hendrikz, Francois (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The research of a postgraduate study into joint use libraries internationally led to the development of a proposed model for a community-school library relevant for South African conditions. This model was proposed to the ...
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  • Hansson, Joacim (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article is an attempt to discuss the establishment of joint use libraries as something more than just administrative collaboration. It focuses on joint use solutions between public libraries and university college ...
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  • Bundy, Alan; Amey, Larry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The published and research literature on joint use libraries relates mostly to school community libraries, which are normally combinations of high school and public libraries. That literature often still emphasizes the ...
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  • McNicol, Sarah (editor) (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This issue of Library Trends brings together articles by both researchers and library professionals to examine recent developments in joint use libraries. The first three articles provide an overview of joint use libraries. ...
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  • LaCroix, Eve-Marie; Backus, Joyce E. B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    From its beginnings as the Library of the Army Surgeon General to today’s Internet-driven information environment, the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has served a variety of audiences. As NLM strives to provide ...
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  • McNicol, Sarah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Although the majority of joint use libraries in educational establishments provide at least an adequate level of service for their school, college, or university users, the standard of service they provide for members of ...
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