The Shoestring Library

The Shoestring Library

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An organized collection of budget saving methods, materials, and strategies, these tips are all tried-and-true examples of ways to stretch the media specialist's budget and time, and change even the drabbest library into an inviting oasis of learning. * Includes 360 plus hints for enhancing your library * Provides more than 114 green ideas * Hints are visually organized with icons for each chapter so flipping through the book nets the exact hint you need * 60 black-and-white photographs demonstrate how ordinary students can transform a space into "their" libraryshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 139 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 10.16mm | 453.59g
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
  • Worthington, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1586835203
  • 9781586835200
  • 2,385,409

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"Nicely illustrated throughout, The Shoestring Library is as informed and informative as it is practical and 'user-friendly', making it an ideal and highly useful addition to both academic library science collections and on-site reading lists for librarians and library policy makers." - Midwest Book Review "Fullner's guidebook helps put some of the chaos into perspective and offers solutions... The guidebook is organized well, with each chapter broken down into bulleted points, which makes for easy reading. The information is almost common sense, but people can easily forget things, especially when the situation is stressful. Fullner's main point seems to be not giving up. If your library is short on funds, do something about it-be proactive rather than reactive. Ask questions, find volunteers, reuse old materials-just do something other than sitting around feeling sorry for your library. This information may be invaluable to those libraries that can find no other way to support their patrons." - VOYA "Every librarian will find plenty of new ideas, insights, and inspiration from the wealth of suggestions found here. Highly recommended." - Library Media Connectionshow more

About Sheryl Kindle Fullner

Sheryl Kindle Fullner is librarian at Nooksack Valley Middle School in Everson, WA.show more

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