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Creating a New Library

Recipes for Transformation

Creating a New Library - Freeman, Rebecca; Freeman, Valerie - ISBN: 9780081012819
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (21-11-2016)
Genre: Boekwetenschappen
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Creating a New Library: Recipes for Transformation offers ways to make your library group space into one conducive to transformational learning. The book is structured as a cookbook with an introduction to the idea, then directions on its execution.

Next, the book gives tips on how to adapt each recipe to fit other specific needs, including other kinds of libraries. The layout follows three strands: space, community, and outreach. Each section includes five elements critical to transforming spaces:, fun, stimulation, safety, freedom, and personal.

From providing coffee in the morning, to a full Personal Librarian program, this book presents useful and engaging ideas for transformational learning.

  • Enables and encourage transformational learning in academic and research libraries
  • Presents practical ideas in the style of a cookbook, recipes that can be readily applied to a variety of sites and situations
  • Gives useful insight and ideas relevant to different kinds of libraries, including academic and research libraries
  • Suggests fun, quirky, and practical ideas for your library


Titel: Creating a New Library
auteur: Freeman, Rebecca; Freeman, Valerie
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 238
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Plaats van publicatie: 01
Publicatiedatum: 2016-11-21
NUR: Boekwetenschappen
Afmetingen: 229 x 152
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780081012819
Intern nummer: 35873351

Biografie (woord)

Rebecca Freeman joined the staff at the University of South Carolina Lancaster as Assistant Librarian in August 2012. She is the depository coordinator for the government documents as well as managing the technical services and circulation and participates in teaching information literacy classes.

Rebecca has a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Oregon. She is a member of the American Library Association and North Carolina Library Association, in addition to the Metrolina Library Association, where she has served on the Board of Directors for three years. She is author of a chapter in The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries

Extra informatie

Contains tips for turning library spaces into transformational spaces where safety reigns, special relationships are built, and freedom and challenge remain central


1. Introduction

2. Theory behind the change

3. From idea to conclusion

4. Spectacular spaces

5. Community connections

6. Outrageous outreach

7. Conclusion


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