This book examines all aspects of joint-use libraries, from the implications of government policy, to design and operational issues and evaluation. It considers all forms of joint-use library (e.g. school-public, college-public, university-public, health-university), reflecting on different models adopted around the world. Some of the main issues discussed include: partnership working, staffing and management, stock, digital resources, learning and literacy and community involvement.
- Brings together case studies and good practice from around the world
- Reflects the latest developments in this rapidly-developing field
- Covers both operational and strategic issues such as partnership working and learning in joint use libraries