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Rural and Small Public Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities

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Rural and Small Public Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities
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Rural and Small Public Libraries
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Challenges and Opportunities
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eng
Summary
This volume begins by defining the challenges that rural and small libraries face before shifting to an analysis of ways that these obstacles can be overcome or mitigated. The authors explore ideas for enhancing community partnerships and outreach by using rural and small public libraries as centers for local cultural heritage activities
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Advances in Librarianship
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v.43
Rural and Small Public Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities
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Rural and Small Public Libraries : Challenges and Opportunities
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Contents
  • "RURAL AND SMALL PUBLIC LIBRARIES: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES" -- "Editorâ{u0080}{u0099}s Dedication" -- "Contents" -- "About the Contributors" -- "Editorsâ{u0080}{u0099} Introduction to the Advances in Librarianship Series" -- "Introduction: Rural Public Libraries in Academic and Political Contexts" -- "I. The Recent State of Scholarship on Rural Public Libraries" -- "II. Chapter Layout and Contents" -- "III. Conclusion: The State of the Field, Current Discussions, and Looming Threats" -- "References" -- "Rural Libraries and the Human Right to Internet Access" -- "I. Introduction" -- "II. Is Internet Access a Human Right?" -- "A. An International Perspective" -- "B. The United States Perspective" -- "C. A Library Professional Perspective" -- "D. A Right in Practice" -- "III. Broadening our Perspective on Access" -- "IV. Facets and Determinants" -- "A. Facets: The Standard Threats Analysis" -- "B. Determinants: The PhIS Analysis" -- "C. Internet as Information" -- "V. How Rural Libraries Help" -- "VI. How Society Can Help Rural Libraries" -- "A. Professional Organizations, Education, and Advocacy" -- "B. The Private Sector" -- "C. Public Policy and Funding" -- "VII. Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Rural Public Libraries in America: Continuing and Impending Challenges" -- "I. Methodology" -- "II. Different Types of Rural Locales: Fringe, Distant, and Remote" -- "III. Libraries, Rural Libraries, and the Internet" -- "IV. Broadband and Technological Capacity" -- "V. Basic Technology Skills" -- "VI. Employment and Economic Development" -- "VII. Educational Assistance" -- "VIII. Community Engagement and Group Events" -- "IX. Moving Beyond Technology: Next Steps Toward Service Expansion" -- "X. Staffing and Hours Open" -- "XI. Aging and Inadequate Library Buildings" -- "XII. Statewide and Regional Solutions"
  • "XIII. Multi-Tiered Cooperation at State, Regional, and Local Levels" -- "XIV. Lack of Cooperation and Concerns about Autonomy" -- "XV. Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Exploring Rural Public Library Assets for Asset-Based Community Development" -- "I. Introduction" -- "II. Research Problem/Questions" -- "III. Asset-Based Community Development" -- "IV. Assets" -- "V. Rural Public Libraries and ABCD" -- "A. Methodology" -- "B. Study Limitations" -- "C. Fringe, Distant, and Remote Rural Library Asset Differences" -- "D. Data Mining Fringe, Distant, and Remote Rural Public Library Assets" -- "E. Drilling Down Asset Differences" -- "1. Outlets" -- "2. MLIS Degrees" -- "3. Public Access Terminals" -- "F. Regions and Demographics" -- "1. Regional and Demographic Interactions: Library Expenditures" -- "2. Regional and Demographic Interactions: Rural Populations" -- "VI. Conclusions" -- "References" -- "A Gap Analysis of the Perspectives of Small Businesses and Rural Librarians in Tennessee: Developments Toward a Blueprint for a Public Library Small Business Toolkit" -- "I. Introduction" -- "II. Rural Context in Tennessee" -- "III. Tennesseeâ{u0080}{u0099}s Regional Libraries" -- "IV. Research Methods" -- "V. Findings" -- "B. Existing Information-Related Assistance Needs of Small Businesses" -- "C. Respondent Feedback Regarding Information-Related Challenges" -- "D. Desired Public Library Use" -- "E. Information-Related Components of a Public Library Small Business Toolkit" -- "VI. Discussion" -- "A. Existing Information Assistance Needed by Small Businesses" -- "B. Respondent Feedback Regarding Information-Related Challenges" -- "C. Desired Public Library Use" -- "D. Information-Related Components of a Public Library Small Business Toolkit" -- "VII. Conclusion" -- "References"
  • "Rural Librarians as Change Agents in the Twenty-First Century: Applying Community Informatics in the Southern and Central Appalachian Region to Further ICT Literacy Training" -- "I. Introduction" -- "II. A Community Informatics Perspective" -- "III. ICTs and Rural Communities" -- "IV. The Role of Rural Libraries" -- "V. Distance Education to Train Librarians" -- "VI. The Rural Digital Divides in the SCA Region" -- "VII. The ITRL and ITRL2 Context" -- "VIII. Measuring the Impact of ITRL and ITRL2" -- "IX. ICT Innovations in ITRL and ITRL2 Course Delivery Mechanism" -- "X. Community-Driven ICT Deliverables for Rural SCA Libraries" -- "A. Improved Technological Skills to Provide More Effective ICT Services" -- "B. Provided Strategic Assessment of ICT Services" -- "C. Developed Online Communication and ICT Evaluation Instruments to Collect Feedback from Various Constituencies" -- "D. Participated in â{u0080}{u009C}Hands-on Learningâ{u0080}{u009D} ICT Projects" -- "E. Adopted Alternative and Cheaper ICT Resources" -- "F. Designed and Developed Rural Library Websites" -- "G. Developed Information Retrieval Skills Online" -- "H. Improved Skills to Allow Better User Electronic Access" -- "I. Integrated IT into Student Perspectives and Shaped Community Expectations of an LIS Professional" -- "XI. Placing ITRL and ITRL2 in a Community Informatics Context" -- "XII. Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Defining Community Archives within Rural South Carolina" -- "I. Introduction" -- "II. Situating Community and Rurality in Definitions of Archives" -- "III. Methodology" -- "IV. Findings" -- "A. Variations of Community Archives" -- "V. Suggestions for Addressing Needs of Rural Community Archives" -- "A. Digitization/Transfer Stations and State Institutional Aid" -- "B. Harnessing a Digital Presence" -- "C. Refiguring Grant Writing and the Funding Landscape" -- "VI. Conclusion"
  • "References" -- "Exhibiting America: Moving Image Archives and Rural or Small Libraries" -- "I. Motion Pictures Become Public Library Materials" -- "II. Sticks Nix Hick Pix" -- "III. Rural Libraries and How They Grew" -- "IV. On the Road: Film in the Bookmobile" -- "V. Life Cycle of a Medium: Advent of Video" -- "VI. Northeast Historic Film" -- "VII. Texas Archive of the Moving Image" -- "VIII. Reclaiming Film" -- "IX. Home Movie Day" -- "X. Conclusion" -- "References" -- "Rural and Small Libraries: The Tribal Experience" -- "I. Old Pascua Museum and Yaqui Cultural Center, Tucson, Arizona" -- "II. Training, Education, and Advocacy: Supporting Professionalism in Rural Libraries" -- "III. Partnerships and Regionalism: Enhancing Library Impact Through Meaningful Collaboration" -- "IV. The Rural Information Ecosystem: Beyond Rural Public Libraries" -- "V. Specific Challenges: Innovation in Libraries" -- "VI. Charlie Benally Kinyaaâ{u0080}{u0099}áani Library, Diné College, Navajo Nation" -- "VII. Training, Education, and Advocacy: Supporting Professionalism in Rural Libraries" -- "VIII. Partnerships and Regionalism: Enhancing Library Impact through Meaningful Collaboration" -- "IX. The Rural Information Ecosystem: Beyond Rural Public Libraries" -- "X. Specific Challenges: Innovation in Libraries" -- "XI. Conclusion" -- "References"
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