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Joint-Use Libraries: Combined Public and Academic Libraries

Basic information about joint-use libraries, with bibliographies.

Periodical articles on Combined Public and Academic Libraries

Selected articles on joint-use libraries, arranged in reverse chronological order. Coverage is 1999-2013. Titles included on the main tab are not repeated here.

Gunnels, Claire B., Susan E. Green, and Patricia M. Butler. 2012. "Joint Libraries: Models That Work." American Libraries 43, no. 9/10: 24-28.

Calvert, Philip James. 2010. "Why do Staff of Joint-Use Libraries Sometimes Fail to Integrate? Investigating Cultures and Ethics in a Public-Tertiary Joint-Use Library." Journal of Academic Librarianship 36, no. 2: 133-140.

Collins, Lydia N., Francis Howard, and Angie Miraflor. 2009. "Addressing the Needs of the Homeless: A San Jose Library Partnership Approach." Reference Librarian 50, no. 1: 109-116.

Fontenot, Mitchell J. 2007. "A Case for an Integrated Model of Community College and Public Use Libraries." Public Libraries 46, no. 4: 46-49.

Marie, Kirsten L. 2007. "One Plus One Equals Three: Joint-Use Libraries in Urban Areas—The Ultimate Form of Library Cooperation." Library Administration & Management 21, no. 1: 23-28.

Collins, Lyn "Mimi" and William Duncan. "Joint-Use Libraries: Issues and Models" in It's All About Student Learning: Managing Community and Other College Libraries in the 21st Century, edited by David R. Dowell and Gerard B. McCabe. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2006.

Breivik, Patricia Senn, Luann Budd, and Richard F. Woods. "We're Married! The Rewards and Challenges of Joint Libraries." The Journal of Academic Librarianship 31 (September 2005): 401-408.

Green, Susan, and Claire Gunnels. 2005. "Voices from the Trenches: Librarians Reflect on the Joint-Use Library." Community & Junior College Libraries 13, no. 3: 25-31.

Jordan, Anne. "Double Booking: A City and a University Sharing a Library? It's not Easy, but San Jose is Doing It." Governing Magazine, August 2005.

Massengale, Lisa. "Working in a Joint-Use Facility." LIScareer.com: The Library & Information Science Professional's Career Development Center, 2005.

Woods, Richard F. "Sharing Technology for a Joint-Use Library." Resource Sharing and Information Networks 17, no. 1/2 (2004). Co-published simultaneously in Libraries Within Their Institutions: Creating Collaborations, Haworth Press, 2004.

Dornseif, Karen and Ken Draves. "The Joint-Use Library: The Ultimate Collaboration." Colorado Libraries 29, no. 1 (2003): 5-8.

Kratz, Charles. "Transforming the Delivery of Service: The Joint-Use Library and Information Commons." College & Research Libraries News 64, no. 2 (February 2003): 100-01.

Lubans, John. "A Portrait of Collaborative Leadership: Donald E. Riggs and Nova Southeastern University's Joint-Use Library." Library Administration & Management 16, no. 4 (Fall 2002): 176-78.

Freeman, Alan. "An Innovative Library Partnership." Planning for Higher Education 30, no. 1 (Fall 2001): 20-26.

Riggs, Donald. "Joint-Use Libraries: Thinking Out of the Box." College & Research Libraries 61, no. 2 (March, 2000): 96-97.

Schwanz, Kathleen A. "Thinking about a Joint-Use Library? Developing A Memorandum of Agreement and Timetable Can Ensure Success." College & Research Libraries News 61, no. 6 (June, 2000): 478-80.

"Unique College, Public Library." The Unabashed Librarian 111 (1999): 14-15.

Connole, Tom. "The Aurora Public Library-Community Community College of Aurora Relationship." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 33-36.

Dornseif, Karen and Ellen Willis. "Making the Joint-Use Library Work: Harmony Library, Fort Collins, Colorado." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 15-17.

Hagan, Mollie and Salle, Ellen M. "Can Do! Will Do! Life at the Sheridan Combined Library." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 25-28.

Paladino, Paul H. "Getting More for Your Money: Shared Library of Montrose Library District and Mesa State College." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 29-32.

Reno, Eric E. "Joint-Use Libraries: A College President's Perspective." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 10-11.

Saferite, Linda. "Libraries Reap What They Sow: Share Library of Front Range Community College and Fort Collins Public Library." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 18-20.

Sullivan, Kathy and Taylor, Warren G. "Building a Partnership from the Ground Up: Shared Library Between Front Range Community College and Westminster Public Library." Colorado Libraries 25, no. 1 (Summer 1999): 12-14.

Anderson, Susan M. "Planning for the Future: A Combining Community and College Library." Library Administration & Management 13, no. 2 (Spring 1999): 81-86.

Rockman, Ilene F. "Joint Use Facilities: The View from San Jose; an Interview with C. James Schmidt." Library Administration & Management 13, no. 2 (Spring 1999): 64-67.

Flagg, Gordon. "Share and Share Alike?: Allan Kleiman and Jane Light Examine the Promise and Peril of Shared Facilities." American Libraries 30, no. 2 (February 1999): 40+ (6 pages).