Library Notes and News Volume 7

Library Notes and News Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...objection that it scatters responsibility and that as a matter of fact only a few of thrlibrarians, no matter how much they might intend to do so, would systematically carry on the work. As a compromise between the two extremes of a small central committee responsible for the entire publicity program of the Association, and the diffusion of that responsibility among all the librarians of the state, it has been suggested that the Publicity Committee might be enlarged to consist of a member from each of several districts, each member to be responsible for and to initiate a program of systematic publicity in that district, using the local librarian as the channel through which publicity matter could be put into the hands of the local press. The districting of the state under this plan would have to be very judiciously done and a good deal of care would have to be exercised in the selection of the member of that district. On one point the Committee is clear and that is that whatever method of initiating a program of publicity may be determined upon, --whether using a small central committee or-using a large committee representing various districts, --the only effective. means of distribution will be through the in personal local librarian who can get touch with the local papers. While this 21l1-1 and Beyond, in fact, parently leaves out of account a large number of communities which have no library facilities and which are the communities that would seem ntost to need light and leadings, as a matter of fact, such propaganda as might be secured in the press oI the towns having libraries would come within the view of the press of other towns. and would have a very strong educational value. The report was accepted and the committee continued,show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236746337