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  1. The Digital Public Library of America: Current Plans and Future Prospects (2012)

    Subject
    Information technology; Librarianship

    Video recording of a lecture by Professor Robert Darnton, University Librarian at Harvard University, on the development of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and how the US experience can inform...

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  2. Assertiveness: Effective Interaction with Library Users (1992 Video)

    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 20 min., 1994 sale: £85.00 (+VAT inc. p&p)

    Demonstrates the importance of assertiveness for effective interaction with library users by comparing the effects of aggressive, submissive and assertive behaviour when dealing with awkward situations.

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  3. Counteraction 3: Customer Relations in Public Libraries (1990 Video)

    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 25 min.

    Intended to promote positive staff-relations by means of seven case studies, each of which can form the basis of a discussion or short course. The individual sections cover the inconsiderate reader, a need...

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  4. Your Library, Your Future (199 Video)

    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Videocassette. VHS. col. ? min.

    Looks at some issues that need to be addressed to enable public libraries to develop their roles.

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  5. Counteraction 2: Customer Relations in Public Libraries (1989 Video)

    Director
    Keith Lund
    Producer
    Rob Darnall
    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 25 min.

    Six case studies in which the effects of poor staff attitudes and behaviour are contrasted with those resulting from more satisfactory staff performance. Shows situations commonly occuring in libraries:...

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  6. Counteraction 1: Customer Relations in Public Libraries (1988 Video)

    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 21 min.

    Six short scenes showing ways in which the public’s perception of a library can be affected by such things as external appearance, interior layout and guiding, attitudes of counter staff and communication...

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  7. Miss, I Can Whittle (1987 Video)

    Subject
    Education; Librarianship
    Distribution
    Out of Distribution, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 27 min.

    'Miss, I can whittle’ was the first utterance of a boy whose 6-month silence was unlocked by listening to a well-told story. Aims to demonstrate the value of a link with the local public library for school...

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  8. Bookselling in Libraries (1983 Video)

    Producer
    John Hitchin
    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Sale (Drake), Videocassette. Betamax, VHS. col. 22 min.

    Describes some recent initiatives in attempting to make the public library a place of community activity, with particular emphasis on bookshops within libraries. Some of the pioneering bookshops in library...

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  9. Children Visit the Public Library (1983 Video)

    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Out of Distribution, Videocassette. U-matic, VHS. col. 17 min.

    Aims to explain the purpose and value of a school class visit to the public library. Demonstrates the necessary preparation: contacting the school, planning the programme, deciding on relevant teaching aids....

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  10. Books and Beyond (1980 Video)

    Director
    Tony Trafford
    Subject
    Librarianship
    Distribution
    Hire or sale, Videocassette. U-matic, VHS. col. 29 min.

    Shows the use made of the Sheffield City Libraries by a typical Sheffield family. The activities of all sections are illustrated ranging from branch and mobile libraries to the more specialised libraries....

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