ALA Press Release on new publication.
The joint-use college/public library can be one solution to serving patrons while managing overextended resources. Published by ALA Editions, “Joint Libraries: Models That Work” scrutinizes the successes and failures of the joint-use model. Authors Claire B. Gunnels, Susan E. Green and Patricia M. Butler, three founding faculty librarians of a joint-use college/public library, discuss the factors that should go into evaluating when and where a joint library is suitable. Incorporating lessons learned from five case studies

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