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Joint-Use Libraries: General Articles

Basic information about joint-use libraries, with bibliographies.

General Literature on Joint-Use Libraries

Selected articles on joint-use libraries, arranged alphabetically. Coverage is 2007-2012. Titles included on the main tab are not repeated here.

Bauer, Patricia T. "Changing Places: Personnel Issues of a Joint Use Library in Transition." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 581-595.

Bundy, Alan. "Joint-Use Libraries - The Ultimate Form of Cooperation." in Planning the Modern Public Library Building, edited by Gerard B. McCabe and James R. Kennedy. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2003.

Bundy, Alan and Larry Amey. "Libraries Like No Others: Evaluating the Performance and Progress of Joint Use Libraries." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 501-518.

Dalton, Pete, Judith Elkin, and Anne Hannaford. "Joint Use Libraries as Successful Strategic Alliances." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 535-548.

Dorrington, Linda. "Health Libraries as Joint Use Libraries: Serving Medical Practitioners and Students." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 596-606Gunnels, Claire B., Susan E. Green, and Patricia M. Butler. Joint Libraries: Models That Work. 2012. 

Hansson, Joacim. "Just Collaboration or Really Something Else? On Joint-Use Libraries and Normative Institutional Change with Two Examples from Sweden" Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 549-568.

Haycock, Ken. "Dual-Use Libraries: Guidelines for Success." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 488-500.

Imhoff, Kathleen R. T. "Public Library Joint-Use Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities." Resource Sharing & Information Networks 15, no. 1/2 (September 2001): 17-39. Includes feasibility checklist.

International Conference on Joint Use Libraries, and Alan L. Bundy. Connection and Convergence: Second International Conference on Joint Use Libraries Adelaide, South Australia 3-4 November 2011: Proceedings. Blackwood, S. Aust: Auslib Press, 2011.

International Conference on Joint Use Libraries, and Alan L. Bundy. Joint Use Libraries: An International Conference, Manchester UK 19-21, June 2007: Proceedings. Blackwood, S. Aust: Auslib Press, 2007. (Summary at Massis, Bruce E. "Joint-Use Libraries Get Analysis and Encouragement." Library Journal 132, no. 14 (September 2007): 18.)

Johns, Mary. "The Benefits and Problems of Joint-Use Facilities." Public Libraries 38, no.6 (November/December 1999): 357.

Karp, Rashelle Schlessinger. "The Literature of Joint-Use Libraries." Advances in Library Administration & Organization, 14 (January 1996): 227-71.

Kilkka, Lois. 2008. "ImaginOn: Security Issues in a Joint-Use Children's Library/Children's Theater Facility." Library & Archival Security 21, no. 2: 87-113.

Lacroix, Eve-Marie, and Joyce E.B. Backus. "Organizing Electronic Information to Serve the Needs of Health Practitioners and Customers." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 607-619.

Le Roux, Sophia and Francois Hendrikz. "Joint Use Libraries: Implementing a Pilot Community/School Library Project in a Remote Rural Area in South Africa." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 620-639.

McNicol, Sarah. "Joint Use Libraries In the UK." Aplis 16.2 (2003): 81.

McNicol, Sarah. "What Makes a Joint Use Library a Community Library?" Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 519-534.

Matthews, Vivienne Kaye D., and Philip J. Calvert. "The Critical Success Factors for School and Community (Joint Use) Libraries in New Zealand." Education Libraries 30, no. 2 (Winter2007 2007): 5-17.

Miller, William. "Joint-Use Libraries: Sharing Facilities for Greater Efficiency." Library Issues 24, no. 2 (November 2003).

Miller, William and Rita M. Pellen, eds. Joint-Use Libraries. New York: The Haworth Information Press, 2001. Co-published simultaneously in Resource Sharing & Information Networks 15, no. 1/2, Haworth Press, 2001.

Mudd, Sara, and Andy Havens. 2009. "Library Cooperation in the 21st Century: Combining forces to achieve more." NextSpace no. 12: 4-9.

Sams, Annanaomi. "Are We Partners? Are We Married? ...Do We Dance?." Alki 24, no. 3 (December 2008): 15-28.

Sullivan, Kathy, Warren Taylor, Mary Grace Barrick, and Roger Stelk. "Building the Beginnings of a Beautiful Partnership." Library Trends 54, no. 4 (Spring 2006): 569-580.

Woods, Richard F. "Sharing Technology for a Joint-Use Library." Resource Sharing & Information Networks 17, no. 1/2 (March 2004): 205-220.