By Hali R. Keeler
Foundations of Library prone is either a textual content for professors who educate in library aid employees courses and an introductory reference handbook for aid employees who paintings in libraries. This ebook will advisor the LSS to find a way to:
- Understand the project and position of the library in its community
- Be accustomed to the ethics and values of the career, together with these of the Library invoice of Rights, the ALA Code of Ethics, freedom of knowledge, confidentiality of library documents and privateness issues
- Know the accountability and relationships between library departments
- Practice the fundamental ideas of move, together with interlibrary mortgage; present cataloging and category structures; and acquisitions and assortment improvement policies.
- Understand how libraries are ruled and funded inside their corporations or executive structures
- Realize the worth of cooperation to reinforce services
- Practice caliber buyer service
- Communicate and advertise the library’s values and services
- Recognize and reply to variety in consumer wishes
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