Resource centre manual : how to set up and manage a resource centre

O'SULLIVAN, Sheila
et al
Publication Date 
2003
240 p, ill

Contains practical information on all aspects of setting up and managing a resource centre, from planning, fundraising and finding a suitable location, to collecting and organising materials, developing information services, and monitoring and evaluating the work of the resource centre. It assumes that most readers will use manual systems for organising information, but also explains how computers can be used in resource centres, including e-mail, Internet and databases. It describes how to select database software, and contains a detailed review of three leading database programs. It includes a list of organisations and publications that can provide further information

Notes:The revised edition is available in English and French and will soon be available in Arabic. The first version is available in Portuguese and Arabic 

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