A Handbook for Church Librarians, 2006 2nd revised edition
Everything you need to know to create, organize and manage a successful church library
Top librarians teamed to create this definitive reference guide for the church librarian. Within this essential companion, core areas of church library ministry are explored.
- First steps to library ministry
- Building a library team
- Finances and budgeting
- Selection strategy
- Classifying and cataloging
- Adding, processing and shelving new materials
- The circulation cycle
- Care and repair of books
- Circulating videos, music, magazines and more
- The automated church library
- Creative promotional ideas
- Planning and evaluating
An icon throughout the book indicates special information for automated libraries.
Also included are a glossary, fully updated subject headings, and the newest Dewey Decimal classifications-updated for church librarians-plus a section on useful print and online resources.
If you are interested in purchasing a copy of our book, A HANDBOOK FOR CHURCH LIBRARIANS, contact the Catholic Library Association: http://www.cathla.org