Collaborating with Your Local Public Library

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This book chapter discusses collaborating with local public libraries.

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Hoffman, Starr; Downey, Annie & Sears, Suzanne 2009.

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This is the pre-print version of this book chapter. Chapter 7: Collaborating with Your Local Public Library, Starr Hoffman, Annie Downey, and Suzanne Sears. Copyright © 2009. Reproduced with permission of ABC-CLIO.

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Abstract: In 2006, the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries began a more conscious effort to collaborate with the local Denton Public Library. This effort developed into three distinct programs: a seamless service for delivery of government information, a cooperative one-book one-community program, and public library workshops led by UNT librarians. These efforts keep all of the libraries in town strong as we share resources and knowledge and present a unified front to our citizenry. This chapter focuses on the dynamics of these three distinct programs, and identifies the pros and cons of such a collaboration. It also includes the procedures and timeline for establishing this partnership and identifies some of the key decision-makers to include in the planning process.

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  • Academic Library Outreach: Beyond the Campus Walls, 2009, Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, pp. 67-75

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Hoffman, Starr; Downey, Annie & Sears, Suzanne. Collaborating with Your Local Public Library, chapter, 2009; [Santa Barbara, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67622/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .