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Guidelines for Library Services for People with Mental Illnesses

Rachel Alter, Linda Walling, Susan Beck, Kathleen Garland, Ardis Hanson, and Walter Metz

This document was developed by the ASCLA Standards Review Subcommittee not only to endorse librarians in their efforts to establish very detailed crisis management procedures for their workplaces, but also to endorse librarians' efforts to develop the expertise to avert crises and arrive at successful library experiences for people with mental illnesses. Although public and school libraries are more likely to provide daily service to individuals who have mental illnesses, all librarians should be aware of the information needs of these patrons and be prepared to meet them.

48p. 2007. $22. ASCLA Members, $19.80. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8410-9

revised standards and guidelines of service for the library of congress network of libraries for the blind and physically handicapped

Revised Standards and Guidelines of Service for the Library of Congress Network of Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2011


Item Number: 978-0-8389-8595-3
Publisher: ASCLA
Price: $35.00

library services to the sandwich generation book cover Library Services to the Sandwich Generation and Serial Caregivers

Linda Lucas Walling, compiler. 2001. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8139-9. 56p. $20. ASCLA member: $18.
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Planning for Library Services to People with Disabilities

Rhea Joyce Rubin. 2001. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8168-9. 108p. $30. ASCLA members: $27.


Other Titles

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Library Networks in the New Millennium: Top Ten Trends. Sara Laughlin, editor. 2000. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8122-1. 115p. $25. ASCLA members $22.50


book cover of the functions and roles of state library agencies The Functions and Roles of State Library Agencies. Compiled by Ethel E. Himmel and William J. Wilson. GraceAnne A. DeCandido,ed. 2000. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8105-4 66p. paperback, $20 ($18 for ASCLA members)

ADA and Special Populations

book cover for Guidelines for Library & Information Services for the American Deaf Community Guidelines for Library and Information Services for the American Deaf Community. Library Service to the Deaf Forum/ASCLA. 1996. ISBN: 978-0-8389-7807-8. 20p. $9. ASCLA members, $8.

Correctional Institutions


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Library Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions 1992. Prepared by ASCLA, a division of ALA. 1992. ISBN: 978-0-8389-7583-1. 47p. $15. ASCLA members, $13.50
book cover Library Standards for Juvenile Correctional Facilities. 1999. ISBN: 978-0-8389-7988-4. 36p. $18. ASCLA members, $16.20.