Table of contents for The new OPL sourcebook : a guide for solo and small libraries / Judith A. Siess.

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Contents
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I ¿ The Basics
Chapter 1 - What Is an OPL? 
A Brief History of the OPL Movement
Where OPLs Work
Hospital Libraries
Law Libraries
Public Libraries
Public or Private School Libraries
Prison or Jail Libraries
Zoo or Museum Libraries
Church or Synagogue Libraries
OPLs Not in Libraries
Characteristics of an OPL
A Week in the Life of an OPL
	Monday
	Tuesday
	Wednesday
	Thursday
	Friday
An International View
	U.K.
	Germany
Australia
	South Africa
	Latin America
	Canada
	Austria
	Elsewhere in the World
	Profiles of OPLs Around the World
Chapter 2 - Management: General Concepts
The User Is Job One¿Customer Service
Know Thy Organization: Organizational Behavior and Corporate Culture
We Must Matter
Chapter 3 - Time Management, Planning, and Prioritization
Ten Myths About Time
Stop Wasting Time
	Avoid Procrastination
	The Art of Saying No
	Other Ways to Make the Most of Your Valuable Time
	Even More Time-Management Hints
	Manage Your Absences
Planning 
Why Plan?
	What Is Planning?
	How Do You Plan?
	Vision and Mission Statements
Prioritization
	Question Things
Chapter 4 - Financial Matters
Budgeting
Bookkeeping
Declining Budgets
Money-Saving Tips
Conclusion
Chapter 5 - Communication, Marketing, and Advocacy
Communication
	What Do You Need to Communicate and to Whom?
	How to Communicate Better
The Annual Report
Oral Presentations
Working with Your Boss 
The Care and Feeding of Nerds, or How to Work with Your Computer People
Interpersonal Networking
Library Promotion: Self-Serving or Just Good Sense?
	How to Promote Your Library
	One Last Word on Public Relations
Advocacy
Chapter 6 - Along the Information Superhighway: The OPL and Technology
MISSING A HEAD 
What the Internet Is and Is Not
Defining the Librarian¿s Role in the Information Society
Collection Development in an Electronic World: Choosing Formats and Evaluating 
	Resources
Purchasing Online
The Future: Where Are We Going?
What About a Virtual Library?
Chapter 7 - Other Issues: Education, Downsizing and Outsourcing, and Knowledge Management
Education for One-Person Librarianship
	Are Special Librarians and OPLs Different?
Downsizing and Outsourcing
	Downsizing
	Outsourcing
Knowledge Management
	What is Knowledge Management?
	Knowledge Management and Your Organization
	Can an OPL do Knowledge Management?
Chapter 8 - The Future of One-Person Librarianship
Technology
The Library of the Future
Future Roles of the Librarian
The Future for Specific Types of Librarians
The Future of One-Person Librarianship
My View of the Future
Part II ¿ Resources
Chapter 9 - Business, Management, and Economics
Advertising
Business
	Print Resources
	Associations
	Web Sites
	International Business
Management and Economics
Not-for-Profit Organizations
Strategic Planning
Chapter 10 - Computers and the Web
Books and Articles
Search Engines
Creating Better Web Pages
Accessibility
Other Web Sites
Chapter 11 ¿ Government
International and Multinational
Africa
Asia
Australia
Britain and Europe
North America
Chapter 12 - Journalism and News
Journalism
News
Chapter 13 - Language, Literature, and the Arts
Language and Literature
	Translation
	Word Play
	Other Sites
The Arts
Chapter 14 - Law, Legal Libraries, and Copyright
Books
Articles
Journals
Directories
General Portals
International Law
U.S. Law
Intellectual Property (Copyright and Trademark Law)
Other Web Sites
Law Librarian Resources
Chapter 15 - Libraryland Stuff
Reference Sources
Managing E-Resources
Management
Grant Writing 
Books and Articles
Web Sites
Records Management
Prison Libraries
Articles and Books
Other Resources
Disaster Planning
Miscellaneous Books
Marketing and Advocacy
Books
Web Sites
KM and Information Science Resources 
Books 
Web Sites and Online Publications
Libraries and Books
Professional Issues
Starting a library
Keeping Up 
Web Sites
Journals
Weblogs
Electronic Lists
Other Lists of Interest
Careers and Job Hunting 
Web Sites 
Employment Agencies
Job Hunting
Library Schools 
Australia
U.K.
U.S.
Canada
Library Suppliers 
Books
Equipment and Services
Subscription Agencies
Australia
U.S.
Elsewhere
Professional Associations 
Australia 
U.S. and Canada
U.K.
Other Library Professional Organizations Serving Special Constituencies
Just for Fun and Miscellaneous
Chapter 16 - Medicine, Health, Nursing, and Medical Libraries
Portals and Search Engines
Dictionaries and Lexicons
Physical Therapy
Mental Health
Pharmacy
Medical Statistics
Laboratory Testing
Nursing
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
	Books
	Journals
	Web Sites
Continuing Medical Education Sites
Hand-Held Computer Resources
Miscellaneous Sites
Evidence-Based Medicine
	Books
	Articles
	Journals
	Organizations
	Portals and Lists of Resources
	Discussion Lists
	Databases
	Clinical Trials and Systematic Reviews
	Surgery Web Sites
	Other EBM Sites
	EBM Nursing
Consumer Health Information Web Sites
	Portals
	Symptoms Web Sites
	First Aid
	Wellness and Nutrition
	Medicines and Lab Tests
	Cultural Issues and Multilanguage Information
	Health Literacy
	Databases
	Other Sites
Especially for Librarians
	Books and Articles
	Journals
	Portals and Medical Web Sites
	Professional Resources
	Electronic Lists
	Advocacy and Marketing
	Organizations
Chapter 17 - Science, Engineering, and Technology
General Science
Engineering
Technology
Aeronautics
Agriculture
Biosciences
Chemistry
Materials Science
Blogs For Science Librarians
Chapter 18 - Socials Sciences
Education
	Learning Disabilities
History
Psychology
Urban Planning and Geography
Other Sites
Chapter 19 ¿ Miscellaneous
Calculators of All Kinds
Fun Stuff
Travel
Other Useful Sites
Bibliography and Sources Cited
About the Author
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Small libraries -- Administration.
Special libraries -- Administration.