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Library Informer

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Title:
Library Informer
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4 p.
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English
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Nassau, Bahamas
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Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )

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Library Informer (Vol. 1, no. 5)

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College of The Bahamas
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College of The Bahamas
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COLLEGEOFTHENASSAU,1974AMONTHLYNEWSLETTERTHEFREEPORT CENTFE LIBRARYThemissionoftheCollegeoftheBahamasFreeportCentreLibraryistodevelopacollectiontosupportthecurriculumofthecampus,andprovideabasiccollectionapartfromthecurricularreqirements.TheFreeportCentreLibrary(FPC)becameoperationalinSeptember1987...,withasmallcoLlectionofduplicatetitlesfromthemaincampusinNewProvidence.Itservesprimarilyasat3Sofavailablefourhundredtitlesnowpresentintheareallowedtocirculate(mostly.Among.thecollectionarefromcommunityorganizations,namely,TI1eRotaryClubofFreeportandSirCharlesHaywardLibrtry.FundingforFPCisincluded1nthebudgetofthemalncamps:!.ibrar"in.Jsa. -Thepresentfacilitiesare;nostoftheneededequipmentandfurnituretomakeitfullyoperational.ThefutureoftheFreeportCentreLibrar'isdependentonthegrowthanddevelopmentoftheCentre'sactivitiesinFreeport,anditsacceptanceintheFreeportcommunity.Fromallrecentreports,thefuturelooksbrightforFreeportCentrecampusanditslibrary.PROFESSIONALDEVeLOPMENTThelibrarstaffoarticipnterlintrainingsessiosnThursdayandFriday,arch25thand26th.Sessionf:.opicsincluded:PublicRelations,TelephoneEtiquette,Notivacion,HandlingChange,HumanRelations,Communicationsand811ervision.Sessionfacilitatorscamefromboththeccl_andoutsideagencies,andasEollws:Depart;nentofPublicrC1i:1ing,;lr.Shuf':_eHe"burn,TheSheratonGrandMrs.Beuer_eySaunders,TheMinistryofTourismandFbreignAffairsandthecollege'sPersonnelOfficer,rs.MavisThelibrar_willcontinueitsstaffevelopmentin-'lousetrainingthroughoutthemonthoflarch.

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CIRCULATIONDESKNOTASTORAGEDEPOTThelibrarystafftriestobehelpfultolibraryusers,butsomepeopleexpecttoomuch.Recentlyanumberofpersonshavebeenaskingpersonnelatthecirculationdeskto"hold"or"watch"thingsforthem,sometimesforhoursorevendays.Thisincludesbooks,notebooks,clothing,andfood..Otherswanttoleaveobjectsforthirdpartiestopickup.Thisproblemisnotlimitedtostudents,buttocollegefacultyandstaffmembers.Whilethelibrarystaffhastriedtobehelpful,thisissimplynotaservicewecanoffertoourpatrons.Thelibrarycannotacceptresponsibilityforotherpeople'spropertyeitherforshort-termstoragefortheownerorbyholdingitforsomeoneelsetoclaim.Libraryusersarealsoremindedthatthereisnoareainthelibraryforthepublictoeatordrink,andthatpersonalgoodsleftunattendedwillbeplacedoutside;thelibrarycannotbeliableforitemslostorstolen.Yourco-operationinthesematterswillbeappreciated.DAESTONOTEMarch2-4..CollegeoftheBahamas/MinistryofEducationCareersDnyMarch111.
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NAMETHATHere'syourchanceforalittletinychunkofimmortality,nottomentiona$50.00giftcertificateatalocalbookstore.DidyoueverwonderhownameswerechosenforfamousmagazineslikeTime,Newsweek,andtheJournalofIrreproducibleResults?Someonehadtothinkthemup.Surelyyoucandoaswellastheydid.TheCollegeoftheBahamasLibraryandtheBahamasLibraryAssociationareabouttolaunchanewperiodical,whichwillpromotelibraries,readliteracy,andcommunicationingeneralintheBahamas.Inordertofindasuitablenamethatisappropriatetothepurposesofthemagazineanditsaudiencetheyaresponsoringa"NametheMagazine"contestduringthemonthofMarch.Anyoneiseligibletoenter,exceptmembersofthemagazine'seditorialcommittee,whichwillselectthewinningentry.Youmayenterasoftenasyouwish.EntriesmaybedepositedinthesuggestionboxintheCollegeoftheBahamasLibraryormailedto:NametheMagazirteContestCollegeoftheBahamasLibrar'P.O.BoxN-4912NassauEntriesmustbereceivedbyMarch31,1988.willbeannouncednotlaterthanMay1,1988.Besuretoincludeyourname,mailingaddress,andphonenumberwithyourentry.Youcouldbeslightlyfamousand$5.00LIBRARYSTAFFBRIEFSllapFY13irthtla:..'RosemaryII.Butler-Harch1;;thWeddingAnniversaryAgathaBrown-March29thTHE MEDIA WAGONTheCollegeisinpossessionofaSatelliteSystem,andwereceivetransmissionEromthosestationshavenotyetbeenscrambled.Foraccess'tothesystem,pleaseenquireattheMediaDepartmentoftheLibrar,wherewecaneitherrecordaprogramforuseinaclass;orrrangeforyourstudentsand/oryourselftoviewthem,whileitisbeinqtelevised,fromourmonitoritheViewingRoomintheLibrary.Acopyoft!1eO!::::,it:lagilzine1whichprovideslistingsforallprograms,isavalableforyoureasyreferenceintheMediaDepartment.Weencourageyoutomakeuseofthissourceofmedia.intheeducationalprecesshereattheColleqe,astherelSaqreatdealofcurrentandinformati,ebeinqmadeavailabletousthrouqhchi.,;neJi"m.

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THEBOOKSHELFThismonthwewillhighlightbvoveryimportantreferencesourcesinourcollection.REF G122C671988Countriesoftheworldandtheirleadersyearbook,Detroit:GaleResearch,Thisisanexcellentsourceofinformationforboththeseriousstudentandthepleasureseeker.Itcomesin2volumesandcontainsinformationofcontemporary,politicalandeconomicconditionsofselectedcountriesoftheworld.Alsoincludedisinformationontravelconcerns,worldhealth)andcustomsanddutyprocedures.REFBS425Y71982Young'sAnalyticalConcordancetotheBiblebyRobertYoung.NashvilLe:ThomasNelson,1982ThisunabridgedsourcegroupseachlistingofwordsintheKingJamesVersionoftheBiblebothbytheEnglishtranslationandtheHebrewandGreekwordsoftheoriginallanguage.Italsoincludesnumerouscross-referencesandpropernameLIBYTIVIAANSWLRSTOLASTrRIVIA:1.Abaco,Andros,El,euthera,HarboUrIsland,Inagua2.MinistryofEducationCongratulations,wehareanotherwinner,...MichelleHeadlycorrectlyansweredlastmonth'striviaquestions,andherprizeisapensetdonatedbyNassauStationers.LibraryTriviaWinnerscollectyourprizefromMrs.Toppin,MediaDepartment.NE\vTRIVI!\.1.InwhichyeardidtheOutIslandPublicLibrariesActcomeinto2.InwhatyeardidtheFoxHillPublicLibraryopen?


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