John Dana Cotton A Library Primer

ISBN 13: 9781511722230

A Library Primer

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I. The beginnings — Library law 9
II. Preliminary work 10
III. What does a public library do for a community? 12
IV. General policy of the library 15
V. Trustees 17
VI. The librarian 20
VII. The trained librarian 23
VIII. Rooms. Building, fixtures, furniture 25
IX. Things needed in beginning work 30
X. The Library Bureau 39
XI. Selecting books 43
XII. Reference books for a small library. 50
XIII. Reference work 58
XIV. Reading room 62
XV. List of periodicals 66
XVI. Buying books 68
XVII. Ink and handwriting 74
XVIII. Care of books 78
XIX. Accessioning 81
XX. Classifying 84
XXI. Decimal classification 87
XXII. Expansive classification 90
XXIII. Author numbers or book marks 97
XXIV. Shelf list 98
XXV. Cataloging 100
XXVI. Preparing books for the shelf 106
XXVII. Binding and mending 110
XXVIII. Pamphlets 116
XXIX. Public documents 118
XXX. Checking the library 121
XXXI. Lists, bulletins, and printed catalogs 122
XXXII. Charging system 124
XXXIII. Meeting the public 130
XXXIV. The public library for the public 131
XXXV. Advice to a librarian 134
XXXVI. The librarian as a host 136
XXXVII. Making friends for the library 139
XXXVIII. Public libraries and recreation 141
XXXIX. Books as useful tools 142
XL. Village library successfully managed. 143
XLI. Rules for the public 145
XLII. Rules for trustees and employees 148
XLIII. Reports 154
XLIV. Library legislation 155
XLV. A. L. A. and other library associations 160
XLVI. Library schools and classes 164
XLVII. Library department of X. E. A 166
XLVIII. Young people and the schools 167
XLIX. How can the library assist the school? 170
L. Children's room 173
LI. Schoolroom libraries 174
LII. Children's home libraries 176
LIII. Literary clubs and libraries 178
LIV. Museums, Lectures, etc. 181
LV. Rules for the care of photographs 182

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