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Three centuries of a city library: an historical and descriptive account of the Norwich Public Library established in 1608 and the ...

www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/71322-we-need-to-talk-about-reference.html

Aug 26, 2016 ... The reference desk area inside the Pomona Public Library, ca.1900. One year ago, columnist Brian Kenney wrote a piece for PW titled “Where ...

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Sep 11, 2015 ... But virtual reference in public libraries never took off like we expected it to. In public libraries today, the service draws little interest from patrons ...

www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02763877.2014.910742?src=recsys

Jul 1, 2014 ... Asking them to make some predictions on the future of public library reference work gives Library and Information Science (LIS) students, and ...

lancasterpubliclibrary.org/reference-policy

Simply defined, reference service is the assistance given to someone seeking information. The library reference staff strive to meet the informational, educational ...

www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/10.1108/01435129010141477

The development of reference services in public libraries is described and the importance of standards accentuated. The need for proper marketing and ...

americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2012/06/13/community-reference-making-libraries-indispensable-in-a-new-way

Jun 13, 2012 ... Traditional reference questions are not coming into the library as they .... Public Library Contributions to Local Economic Development report.

www.urbanlibraries.org/innovations/2012-innovations/user-experience/retooling-reference-for-relevant-service-dallas-public-library

These functions can best be performed without staff being stationed at reference desks. Also, with smaller staff sizes and blended job descriptions, Dallas Public ...

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Oct 3, 2018 ... Groups of libraries broader than the individual institutions (individual libraries, libraries within the same university system, or public library ...