The series Praxiswissen offers professionals in libraries, archives, and related organizations comprehensive answers to questions that emerge in day-to-day professional practice. Relevant examples and solution strategies are presented by renowned experts. The series is an indispensible aid to information-science professionals thanks to hands-on material, including checklists, text templates (for letters or websites), questionnaires, and more.
In addition to addressing topics of practical relevance to the work of library support groups including advocacy efforts and fundraising this anthology presents example projects from actual practice worthy of emulation. It clearly discusses prerequisites for success as well as potential areas of conflict. Ultimately, it aims to inspire support groups as well as demonstrate their value to libraries.This publication was produced as part of a project seminar held at Humboldt University in Berlin. It is directed at library support groups, library employees, as well as scholars of the library sciences.
Petra Hauke, Humboldt University, Berlin