Guidelines for Libraries of Government Departments

by Nancy Bolt and Suzanne Burge (Eds.)

Series: IFLA Professional Reports 106

Several years of brainstorming, planning, meetings, writing, and hearings have culminated with this working guide for managers and line staff of government libraries. Guidelines are just that-advice, examples, and models of behaviours, services and best practices to be followed when they suit the situation. As indicated throughout the text, there is no universal solution or style, yet we hope that those presented here will foster creativity and promulgate ideas for adaptation in local settings.

Special thanks are due to the many librarian contributors and to those who made contributions to these Guidelines by way of advice, editing and support.

Jerry W. Mansfield
Chair, Government Libraries Section

Guidelines for Libraries of Government Departments
Edited by Nancy Bolt and Suzanne Burge.
The Hague, IFLA Headquarters, 2008. - 65p. 30 cm.
(IFLA Professional Reports: 106)
ISBN 978-90-77897-26-3
ISSN 0168-1931

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Last update: 28 October 2016