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Title From outreach to equity : innovative models of library policy and practice / Office for Literacy and Outreach Services ; edited by Robin Osborne ; foreword by Carla D. Hayden.

Publication Info. Chicago : American Library Association, 2004.


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 145 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-136) and index.
Contents Introduction / Satia Marshall Orange and Robin Osborne -- Services outside Library Walls / Jan Meadows -- Models -- Library Elderly Outreach Project / Jane Karp -- InfoBUS: Serving Immigrant and Refugee Populations / Damone Virgilio -- Serving Homeless People: Partnering with Shelters and Transitional Homes / Lisa A. Canavan -- Deposit Collections: Streamlining Procedures for Better Service / Patricia Linhoff -- Bookmobile Service to Preschool Children and Caregivers / Theresa Gemmer -- Outreach to Prisons: Connecting Inmates and Public Library Services / Glennor Shirley -- Tribal Libraries Program of the New Mexico State Library / Dana John -- Words on Wheels and Traveling Library Center: Staffing to Optimize Services / Jeannie Dilger-Hill -- Outreach inside the Library / Rhea Brown Lawson -- Models -- The Child's Place: Inclusive Services for Children with Special Needs / Carrie Banks -- Assistive Technology Collection: Serving People with Disabilities / Marylou Tuckwiller -- Family Language Kit Program: Connecting with Immigrant Families / Helen Benoit -- LEAP: A Comprehensive and Multifaceted After-School Program / Sandra Anne Farrell and Sandra Miller -- Libraries as Community Builders: The Greensboro Experience / Steve Sumerford -- TIP Service: Community Information and Referral @ Your Library / Margaret Gillis Bruni -- Community Youth Corps: Teens as Library Resources / Deborah D. Taylor -- Global Outreach Services: Outreach in Academic Libraries / Thelma H. Tate -- Outreach Using Information Technology / Kathleen (KG) Ouye -- Models -- Central Valley Digital Network: Partners in Bridging the Digital Divide / Carol Whiteside -- Organizing Easy-to-Use Information on the Web / Robin Osborne -- Indigenous Peoples and Information Technology / Loreine Roy and Antony Cherian -- Outreach Efforts at the Hope Fox Eccles Clinical Library / Liz Workman -- Info Seekers and the Biotech Learning Center: Building for the Future / Jean O. Crispieri.
Technical Services: Connecting Minds / Zora J. Sampson -- Models -- A Librarian's Librarian: Albert P. Marshall / Satia Marshall Orange -- Subject Access and Responsibility / Hope A. Olson -- The Multilingual Materials Acquisition Center / Ingrid Betancourt and Ina Rimpau -- Uses of Metadata to Expand Access / Jacquie Samples -- Planning for System Migration with Input from Staff and Public / Vivian M. Pisano -- BadgerLink: A Statewide License to Learn / Sally Drew -- Creating an Enabling Online Environment / Axel Schmetzke -- Expanding Access to Collections through Digitization / Ewa Barczyk and Krystyna Matusiak -- Advocacy and Outreach: A Natural Connection / Maureen O'Connor -- Models -- Sisterfriends@Your Library: Marketing and Building Support for Programs / LaToya McLean -- Outreach Starts at the Top: Advice from a Library Director / Dinah Smith O'Brien -- Advocating for Library Services in County Facilities / Sharon Holley -- Cultural Ambassadors Program: Putting the World within Reach / Susan McCarthy -- Libraries and Literacy: Making New Connections / Roberta Reiss -- New American Program: Outreach through Partnerships / Adriana Acauan Tandler -- World Language Collections: Mining Demographic Data / A. Issac Pulver and Joan Clark -- Staff Development: Assessing Our Own Behaviors / Sandra Rios Balderrama -- Models -- Developing Outreach Skills in Library Staff / Yolanda J. Cuesta -- Qualitative Measures of Outreach Effectiveness / Denice Adkins -- Hiring for Outreach / Faye C. Roberts -- Training Staff for Job Service Outreach / Bernice Kao -- Sharing Skills: Outreach@the Arizona Library Development Division / Jan Elliott -- Learning by Doing: Outreach Training in a Branch Library / Linda S. Greene -- The Diversity Initiative: One Committee's Story / Jeanne DeLaney, Judith Cramer, and Carolyn Evans -- Outreach as Friendship in Peer-Based Community / Pat Wagner.
Summary The many assumptions about current library outreach services - that they're off-site, depend on special funding, and are administered by specific staff - no longer reflect the realities of providing equitable library services to the audiences who most need them. This guide answers both "why" and "how."
Note Print version record.
Subject Library outreach programs -- United States.
Libraries and community -- United States.
Libraries and minorities -- United States.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Library outreach programs -- United States.
Libraries and community -- United States.
Libraries and minorities -- United States.
Libraries and community. (OCoLC)fst00997508
Libraries and minorities. (OCoLC)fst00997539
Library outreach programs. (OCoLC)fst00997869
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Osborne, Robin, 1954-
American Library Association. Office for Literacy and Outreach Services.
Other Form: Print version: From outreach to equity. Chicago : American Library Association, 2004 0838935419 (DLC) 2004004480 (OCoLC)54685483
ISBN 0838998704 (electronic bk.)
9780838998700 (electronic bk.)
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