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Resources at the WVLC

The following resources are available from the WVLC collections.  Send an email to request them.

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How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian - Carol Smallwood (Editor); Melissa J. Clapp (Editor)
Call Number: 025.1 HOW
ISBN: 0810882132
Publication Date: 2011-09-16
A compilation of chapters by librarians offering advice to colleagues who must work alone or with very limited help. There is a section on collaborating with the community, which includes working with volunteers.

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Managing Library Volunteers - Preston F. Driggers; Eileen Dumas
Call Number: 020.3 DRIGGERS
ISBN: 0838910645
Publication Date: 2010-07-01
The new second edition of Managing Library Volunteers is a complete overhaul of the previous edition. It is a top-to-bottom toolkit for recruiting, interviewing, training, supervising, and evaluating volunteers.

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Mentoring in the Library - Marta K. Lee
Call Number: 020.7155 LEE
ISBN: 0838935931
Publication Date: 2010-06-01
One chapter in the book is related to volunteering in the library.

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Teen-Centered Library Service - Diane P. Tuccillo
Call Number: 027.626 TUCCILLO
ISBN: 1591587654
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Combining information, inspiration, and relevant examples, this guidebook encourages and enables both school and public librarians to advocate for and incorporate active youth involvement.


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  • Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  

    Indexes over 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings for library information. No full text. Includes book reviews and some individual state library publications.

  • Library & Information Science Source  

    State Library Services Library
    Contains full-text articles of nearly 430 library and information science magazines plus 30 full-text monographs. Subject content includes automation, care and restoration of books, cataloging, government aid, public relations, and more.


ALA Privacy Tool Kit

Downloadable PDF of the Privacy Tool Kit Developed by the Aeriacn Library Association to deal with all types pof privacy issues including personnel, on-line and more.

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