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Serving Those Who Served : Librarians' Guide to Working With Veteran and Military Communities

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Practical advice on how best to serve veterans and military families in your community, including effective ways to develop new outreach partnerships and collaborations.

• Written by a military veteran and professional librarian with extensive experience working with these communities, this is the first guidebook of its kind

• Recommends how libraries can coordinate their efforts with existing veterans' agencies to provide the best, most efficient community services to veterans and their families

• Explains how to estimate the number of veterans and their families in your library community and provides a solid overview of the range of issues and questions they face

• Provides extensive resource lists of government agencies, certified veteran support organizations, and other referral sources

• Draws on the author's professional consulting experience in helping librarians to start working with veterans and military families

• Includes case studies and insights from other librarians in academic and public libraries

Practical advice on how best to serve veterans and military families in your community, including effective ways to develop new outreach partnerships and collaborations.


? Written by a military veteran and professional librarian with extensive experience working with these communities, this is the first guidebook of its kind

? Recommends how libraries can coordinate their efforts with existing veterans' agencies to provide the best, most efficient community services to veterans and their families

? Explains how to estimate the number of veterans and their families in your library community and provides a solid overview of the range of issues and questions they face

? Provides extensive resource lists of government agencies, certified veteran support organizations, and other referral sources

? Draws on the author's professional consulting experience in helping librarians to start working with veterans and military families

? Includes case studies and insights from other librarians in academic and public libraries

Number of Pages: 181
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, History
Sub-Genre: Military / Veterans
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Sarah Lemire & Kristen J. Mulvihill
Language: English
Street Date: February 6, 2017
TCIN: 18771652
UPC: 9781440834325
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-6794
$55.00

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