Audio recorders to zucchini seeds building a library of things /

Other Authors: Robison, Mark, Shedd, Lindley,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
Physical Description: viii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part I. History -- A history of things collections : from specialized precursors to present-day diversity / Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd -- Part II. Things collections in public libraries -- Measure twice, cut once : a long-lasting tool lending library in berkeley / Adam Broner -- Book-a- bike : increasing access to physical activity with a library card / James Hill -- The LibraryFarm / Jill Youngs -- Seed libraries : lend a seed, grow a community / R. Tanner and Betsy Goodman -- The real toy story : a toy lending collection / Sue Kirschner -- Create, share, play : Sacramento's library of things / Michelle Alvarado, Justin Azevedo, and Amy Calhoun -- Part III. Things collections in academic libraries -- Technology and small college libraries : trying to be everything to everyone / Brian Burns -- Providing hands-on teacher preparation : collecting and maintaining curriculum materials / Jennifer Harvey and Rochelle Krueger -- Loaning technology and media production equipment / Shelly McCoy -- Faculty/librarian collaboration in the age of media : building a collection of media services to support the integration of video production into the curriculum / Mitchell Shuldman -- Going beyond books : lendable technology, interdisciplinary innovation, and the revitalization of an academic library / Tara Radniecki and Tod Colegrove -- Building game collections in academic libraries : a case study at the University of North Texas / Diane Robson, Sue Parks, and Erin Miller -- Seeing and hearing the world in new ways : VCU's collection of scopes and other instruments / Eric D. M. Johnson -- Part IV. Special libraries -- Things collections, Alaska-style : furs, skulls, mounts / Celia Rozen, Helen Woods, and Ed Kazzimir -- Part V. Best practices -- Best practices: building your own library of things / Lindley Shedd and Mark Robison -- Appendix a. general maintenance of hand and electric tools -- Appendix b. book-a-bike lending agreement -- Appendix c. book-a-bike parental or legal guardian consent -- Appendix D. book-a-bike safety inspection checklist -- Appendix E. seed return form -- Appendix f. draft agreement for housing, maintenance, and circulation of collection of skulls, furs, and bird mounts -- Appendix G. catalog information for furs, mounts, and skulls collection -- Appendix H. furs, mounts, and skulls collection statement of responsibility.
Physical Description: viii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781440850196