By Gerard B. McCabe
Strategies to the original difficulties of educational libraries in city and metropolitan parts are supplied during this expert instruction manual. matters confronted by means of the directors of those libraries can vary markedly from these encountered by way of their opposite numbers in residential collage cities. provider calls for emanate from neighborhood enterprise, undefined, different libraries, and concrete excessive colleges. inner prone has to be shaped for a nonresident school and a frequently older scholar physique. Written via skilled city collage librarians, this instruction manual should be a useful resource for his or her specialist colleagues in addition to for college students of library technology.
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Extra resources for Academic Libraries in Urban and Metropolitan Areas: A Management Handbook (The Greenwood Library Management Collection)
Alternatives to Public Libraries Where public libraries have been unable to answer growing public demands for services, the need for information and the issue of access have impacted other types of libraries. Here in Dallas-Fort Worth, the segments of the population whose access to library service has been impacted are huge: K-12 students needing evening study spaces, community college enrollees depending on the large circulating collections of downtown central libraries, and the general reading public desiring access to a panoply of reference and information services.
Means of Access While it is true that access to the library is now restricted, high levels of service and support are available to broad categories of the population. Honoring standing agreements with all members of the metropolitan consortium, the North Texas AHE, we offer graduate students and faculty of AHE schools unrestricted access to the our library as well as circulation privileges. Similarly, a reciprocal arrangement exists with an area seminary and permits its students to have comparable privileges.
External users, defined as individuals with no affiliation with the institution, are generally more diverse than typical institutional users and in some instances lack academic backgrounds. They may request different types of information and unusual services that are outside of those most frequently used by the academic library's primary clientele. Frequent external users of metropolitan academic libraries are students and faculty from other colleges and universities. These students and faculty use urban academic libraries because of the convenient location, extended hours, better collections, or greater accessibility in terms of transportation and service.