Does anybody have library procedures they would like to share? The traditional 2-week borrow time, .... but any others?
Our library presently is 'catalogued' by 'theme'. This is a good system, but tends to be too ambiguous and open for personal interpretation. In the past (20+ years ago or so) I used the Dewey Decimal System. Is that still a viable tool or would a newer system be more effective? What systems do my 'fellow librarian friends' use? Thanks for your input.
What do I need to get my library automated? I have a computer and a monitor. That's it. I would love to have it totally automated and would appreciate any input.
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At the Hairdresser’s, Contemplating Readers’ Advisory
Posted on October 31, 2013 by sporteus
I love talking to people about what they’re reading. I always apologetically preface my questions by explaining that I’m a librarian because I don’t think folks frequently talk about what they’re reading. Lately, the service man who came to fix my stove shared that he likes to read biographies of sports and rock stars although he avoids the…