Bringing the Arts into the Library
Jack G. Montgomery Jr., Contributor and Carol Smallwood, Editor
Using a library’s facilities to bring arts to the community is not only a valuable service, but also a wonderful marketing and outreach opportunity, a tangible way to show the public that libraries offer value, thus shoring up grassroots support. Editor Smallwood has combed the country finding examples of programs ...Read More
American Shamans: Journeys with Traditional Healers
Jack G. Montgomery Jr.
Magical healings, ghostly encounters, and alternate realities have been a part of American society since the first colonial settlements. Author Jack Montgomery provides ample historical and personal material to reveal a largely hidden world, primarily influenced by African, Celtic and German roots, that still exists today. It is a spiritual journey into the depths of American folk religion, shamanism and applied mysticism that spans over three decades of research.
Teams in Library Technical Services
Jack G. Montgomery Jr., Contributor; Rosann Bazirjian, Editor; and Rebecca Mugridge, Editor
Whether because of budget and staffing concerns or issues with productivity and output, technical services teams have come into being in many organizations. In Teams in Library Technical Services, editors Rosann Bazirjian and Rebecca Mugridge present research and case studies demonstrating what these reasons are and how the use of ...Read More
Conflict Management for Libraries: Strategies for a Positive, Productive Workplace
Jack G. Montgomery Jr., Editor/Contributor and Eleanor Cook
While projecting a calm and peacefulness, libraries are not immune to workplace stress and conflict. In a research survey conducted over three years, the authors asked, "What are the common causes of workplace conflict in libraries?" From the results of the study, as well as formal and informal observations, the ...Read More
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