Paul Adams
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  • Cordova, TN
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Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Online resources'
"We do have Right Now Media available at our church but it was started outside the library ministry so we don't deal with it. It is mainly Bible study and Christian life video presentations on a wide range of topics. They also have a big…"
Jan 7
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Books to be shelved'
"Good thoughts, Debbie. Well said."
Jan 7
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'overdue problem'
"We have a lot of problems with patrons who take materials out and will not bring them back. We mail out overdue notices, call on the phone, send emails, etc. all to no avail on some. We do charge overdue fines but many never pay. We don't…"
Jan 3
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Books to be shelved'
"I agree that the key is to formulate a book selection policy that fits your library but even with this policy in place you will constantly find possible exceptions and problems. I have a whole shelf full of books that I have received complaints on…"
Dec 18, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Please Talk Biographies . . . call numbers and groupings'
"I like your idea of separating books by areas such as missionary biographies, Biblical biographies, etc. You could add a lot of other areas too depending on the type of books in your collection. We could, for instance, add American history…"
Nov 15, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'ISBN scanner'
"We use a Honeywell Scanner with our Atrium program. It works without any problem."
Aug 20, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Graphic Novels'
"I just put them in Fiction. People more likely to look for them there."
Jul 17, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'A Library in the Foyer - what do I need to consider?'
"Sounds like some exciting times coming for you library. What we do may not fit your library but here we go. 1, We have a locked door for the library when we are not here. Unfortunately things disappear and never show up again. 2. Sunlight and…"
May 7, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Help please with a Family Devotional & Website'
"Take a look at the devotional ALL TOGETHER: THE FAMILY DEVOTIONAL by Steve and Bekah Legg. "
Apr 24, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Paid Church Librarians'
"The position at our church is paid full time."
Mar 13, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'policies for Overdue MaterialS'
"We also have many people who check out items and refuse to return them. After the items are a week overdue we mail a notice. We wait a week and mail another notice. We wait another week and mail a third notice. We wait a week and then call them and…"
Feb 15, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Books for BlackbHistory Month'
"Take a look at the book and the DVD movie "The Watson's Go to Birmingham.""
Jan 30, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'ebooks'
"We subscribe to Overdrive which carries the books of almost every Christian publisher. It is very popular in our library. The only problem is the cost. We pay $2000 per year for the service and have to buy at least $2000 worth of books. It…"
Jan 30, 2018
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'DVD/CD Study Kits'
"Demco has a large variety of CD and DVD cases. Just a matter of picking out what best fits your needs. As for their archival quality I'm not sure. If they are opened and closed a lot many of them will eventually crack on the spine. I…"
Jan 9, 2018
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Dec 21, 2017
Paul Adams replied to the discussion 'Latest Options for ebooks?'
"When we started a few years back we had to pay $2000 per year for the service and $2000 per year for books. You have to guarantee you will buy $2000 worth of books each year by paying in advance. We are still paying those same fees now. Don't…"
Dec 21, 2017

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At 8:11am on November 3, 2013, Eva Nell Hunter said…

Paul, it's good to have you people in Cordova to join this network.  It was also good to be in your church for your library conference.

 
 
 

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