Successfully Serving the College Bound

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Africa S. Hands ISBN-13: 9780838912720 168 pages 
 7 x 10 

Whether they’re students taking the traditional path of entering college from high school, or adult first-time or re-entry students, navigating the admissions and financial aid process can be overwhelming for the college bound. Public libraries can help provide information and guidance for a successful start, and this book shows how to do it. Incorporating insight gleaned from interviews with librarians serving college-bound patrons, this book includes
Checklists to help public libraries take stock of current services, programs, and resources for serving the college bound, with pointers on how to make improvements

  • Tips for using, marketing, and expanding the collection effectively
  • Ready-to-adapt program ideas
  • Advice on shoring up support among stakeholders, overcoming objections, and taking advantage of outreach opportunities
  • Worksheets to help library administrators evaluate staff skills and interests
  • Reviews of online college-planning tools
  • A directory of college-related organizations, publishers, resources, and education authority agencies
  • With the assistance of this book, public libraries can provide truly outstanding service to this important population.
    Sku: 9780838912720

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