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Public libraries and internet service roles

Charles R. McClure

Public libraries and internet service roles

measuring and maximizing Internet services

by Charles R. McClure

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and the Internet -- United States,
  • Internet access for library users -- United States,
  • Public libraries -- Aims and objectives -- United States,
  • Public libraries -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Libraries and society -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCharles R. McClure and Paul T. Jaeger.
    ContributionsJaeger, Paul T., 1974-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ674.75.I58 M38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16957965M
    ISBN 109780838935767
    LC Control Number2008026622


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Public libraries and internet service roles by Charles R. McClure Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Internet is not a one-way street in terms of library service as it challenges any traditional notion of its use for collecting or managing information.

The information is constantly changing. It is not a static and reliable source like a book, nor is the content necessarily correct all of the time. In this resource authors Charles McClure and Paul T. Jaeger speak to the.

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and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(2). Public Libraries and Internet Service Roles Kindle Edition McClure is one of the original authors of Public Libraries and the Internet, a national survey begun in and still being conducted annually.

Jaeger’s main area of research focuses on the effect of public policy and law in public : Charles McClure. This book "will help ensure that public libraries remain a vibrant marketplace of ideas freely accessible to all members Public libraries and internet service roles book the community.

Readers will learn the importance of measuring and maximizing library service through Internet services; discover new and unique Internet-enabled service roles of public libraries--expanding on the Web environment; and gain insight in selecting and. Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implications explores the impact of the Internet and the expansion of the networked environment on U.S.

public libraries through more than a dozen essays written by leading scholars and administrators. The Paperback of the Public Libraries and Internet Service Roles by Charles McClure, Paul Jaeger | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. “Internet Services and Training in Social Roles of Public Libraries” A chapter from Public Libraries and Internet Service Roles: Measuring and Maximizing Internet Services by Charles R.

McClure and Paul T. Jaeger ALA Editions purchases fund advocacy, awareness, and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide. Australian public libraries are staffed by qualified library and information and other professionals and can benefit from the employment of people from related disciplines, such as IT, marketing, teaching and community engagement in support roles.

While reading and book borrowing (in all formats) remain at the heart of public libraries, new. A significant service provided by public libraries Public libraries and internet service roles book assisting people with e-government access and use of federal, state and local government information, forms and services.

In73% percent of library branches reported that they are the only local provider of free public computer and Internet access. In this resource authors Charles McClure and Paul T.

Jaeger speak to the ways in which the Internet has had more impact on public libraries than any other technology since the creation of the book. The issues presented are vital to library service, planning, evaluation, research and education--and most significantly how effectively libraries Reviews: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (vii, pages): illustrations: Contents: Identifying social and service roles and expectations for public libraries --The development of the social roles of public libraries --Internet access in social roles of public libraries --Internet services and training in social roles of public libraries --Policy.

Libraries represent different things to different people – from a place where mothers can take toddlers to read their first stories and students can study, to a service allowing anyone to borrow a book, access the Internet or do research.

Quite simply, libraries offer a means by which we can gain access to knowledge. Supporting education. IPL is a web-based repository of o reference articles to guide you in your research.

Our articles span diverse topics like literature, history, science, geography, entertainment, and technology. No matter what you’re studying, IPL can help. Originality/valueThis chapter introduces a book that is intended to provide best practices and innovative ideas to share amongst libraries, while publicizing the contributions of libraries in.

As public libraries close their buildings to the public, staff continue to serve their communities in innovative ways. Those are among the chief findings the Public Library Association (PLA) announced today in the broadest survey of public libraries’ response to the pandemic to date, with 2, unique responses nationwide.

Most respondents (98%) reported their buildings were closed to the. Libraries have been started with wills from other benefactors. For example, the Bacon Free Library in South Natick, Massachusetts, was founded in after a benefactor left $15, in a will; it has operated as a public library since then.

Women's clubs in the late s and early s supported the creation of libraries in their communities. Once the idea of the public library as an. This multi-method exploratory study used a series of interviews, surveys, workshops and reference logs to identify trends in E-Government in public libraries, the E-Government support roles of.

He has published extensively on topics related to planning and evaluation of library services — including some 45 monographs. His most recent co-authored book is Public Libraries and Internet Service Roles; Measuring and Maximizing Internet Services (Chicago: American Library Association, ).

Public libraries and the Internet: roles, perspectives, and implications, John Carlo Bertot, Paul T. Jaeger, and Charles R. McClure, editors. X (pbk.: acid. * Based on the total unduplicated population of libraries' legal service areas.

Calculations were performed only on those libraries meeting Institute of Museum and Library Services criteria for public libraries. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, “Table Number of Public-Use Internet Computers in Public Libraries and Uses of Internet Computers per Year, by State: Fiscal.

She says the new libraries are about moving from the role of book-lending service to community service.

All newer facilities are predominantly self-service, “freeing up staff to help the public Author: Simon Bracken. V-9a: Public-Use Internet Computers in Public Libraries, Total and per 5, People, Fiscal Years –* * Based on the total unduplicated population of libraries' legal service areas.

Values presented are for the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. Many libraries have become front-line institutions in addressing the needs of the homeless. For instance, the Dallas Public Library in launched a Homeless Engagement emphasis.

PW columnist Sari Feldman is the former executive director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library in Cleveland, Ohio, and a former president of both the Public Library Association (–) and. The role of libraries in modern society The information society development demands to re-define the position and objectives of all the institutions which work with information, knowledge, and culture.

Of these, media and education have been discussed in the European Union actively. Libraries have been a marginal theme. The situation is Size: 15KB. According to Pew Internet and American Life surveys, 80 percent of Americans believe that "reference librarians" are a very important service in today's libraries.

Librarians are still at the forefront of understanding information and research gathering and the education system is adapting to their changing : Frankie Rendón.

Previous research has demonstrated that public libraries have a wide social impact on both individuals and local communities. This article focuses on the special characteristics of public libraries to assess their potentially enhanced role and value, as a public room and social and physical meeting place in the digitised by: The role of the public library in relation to the community it serves.

The revolution in information and our economy. Access and equity issues that affect the health of our communities, states, and nation. The leadership needed for public library service today. The Role of the Puhlic LibraryFile Size: KB.

EveryoneOn Low-Cost Internet Service Programs Tool Kit ; The following list of libraries that have closed is for informational purposes only. It is not meant to serve as a notice of any particular libraries closure or to be a complete list of every library that has reduced hours or services in the state.

Public libraries provide a unique set of resources to many people living in the United States and abroad. For starters minorities and low-income individuals and families are significantly more dependent on public libraries in their communities due to the wide variety of resources that they offer.

This attached link shows that libraries provide. Introduction. A public library is a non-profit library, which is maintained for public use and funded by the government or the public sources.

Unlike other libraries, public library satisfies general public information needs by providing all kinds of knowledge and information available to all segments of the community regardless of race, nationality, age, gender, religion, language, disability.

Academic, public, and special libraries will all have different missions, and sometimes local considerations will impact the nature of a library's mission. In any case, library Web site designers must have a clear understanding of the library's mission before embarking on construction of the site.

About the profession. THE ROLE OF LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS. The role of public, school, academic and special libraries has expanded over time – figure 1 shows the trend line – but they have always connected people with information and ideas: Latterly, we have seen new roles for the library physical spaces.

ing public library services. The committee of the IFLA Section of Public Libraries decided to prepare new guidelines and appointed a group of six of its members to carry out the drafting. In IFLA published Standards for public libraries, reissued with slight revisions in In this was replaced by Guidelines for public Size: 1MB.

Cultural institutions must reimagine their roles as education facilities for their communities and address the public need for conversations in safe and fair places, thereby renewing their essential place in democratic society.

This book explains Conversations: Public Learning in. Public libraries began spreading in earnest after the American Civil War. The first totally tax-supported public library was built in Peterborough, N.H., inaccording to a history on the Author: Dan Bolles. Libraries should constantly be in a state of evaluation to make sure they are remaining relevant to the community they serve.

Different public libraries will have different roles depending on the expectations and demographics of their communities. Yet despite their closer relationship with public libraries, year-olds are less likely to say they highly value public libraries, both as a personal and community resource.

Older adults, by contrast, are more likely to place a high level of importance on libraries’ roles in their communities—even age groups that are less likely to use. On April 9, the Public Library Association (PLA) announced the release of the broadest survey to date—with 2, unique responses nationwide, representing 28% of all US public libraries—on how public libraries are responding to the COVID pandemic.

The findings show that as public libraries close their buildings to the public, staff continue to serve their communities in innovative ways. The Role of Public Libraries in Society: A Case Study from a Poor Suburb of Windhoek, Namibia.

By Sarah M. Webb, Syracuse University ABSTRACT Introduction: This research focused on empirical evidence to clarify the role of the public library in society. Public libraries are a particular type.Book borrowing will remain the core public library service, but public libraries of the future will have many other roles — and we are already seeing these take shape.

The library as a community space will become even more important; technology willFile Size: 1MB.Libraries offered million public programs inthe equivalent of one free program per day in every public library in America.

Mirroring an increase in overall library usage, attendance at library programs increased by 22 percent between and Most public libraries offer classes, literacy programs and storytimes for children.