By Gerard B. McCabe
Suggestions to the original difficulties of educational libraries in city and metropolitan components are supplied during this expert instruction manual. concerns confronted by way of the directors of those libraries can fluctuate markedly from these encountered via their opposite numbers in residential university cities. provider calls for emanate from neighborhood company, undefined, different libraries, and concrete excessive colleges. inner prone has to be formed for a nonresident school and a often older scholar physique. Written by way of skilled city college librarians, this instruction manual might be a useful resource for his or her expert colleagues in addition to for college kids of library technology.
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Within the larger community, employees of area K-12 school systems and government employees are issued access cards. The public at large may purchase unlimited access privileges. If a purchase applicant is approved, the cost of library access is less than onehalf of the fee paid by a TCU student for a single credit hour. Further, as government depository, all citizens are permitted unrestricted access to federal and Texas documents. Finally, onetime access cards are available to individuals at no charge.
M. workweek, when the library is fully staffed and TCU students are still engaged in class work and other priorities. Subsequent observation of light use of the facility has permitted us to reopen the facility to external 22 The Mission of the Urban Academic Library users on Saturday as well, a popular move that has largely defused community reservations about the access policy. Cooperation As an urban private university library, TCU Library has over time elected not to participate in certain resource-sharing ventures in the state and region.
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