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Library Relocations and Collection Shifts 

New Book from Information Today, Inc. Helps to Take Out the Pitfalls of Moving a Library

Medford, NJ, October 1999Library Relocations and Collection Shifts by Dennis C. Tucker is the newest title from Information Today, Inc. A detailed and articulate resource, Library Relocations and Collection Shifts identifies the many factors to be considered when developing and coordinating a plan to move a library of any type or size. Whether this is your first move or you have a few under your belt, Library Relocations  shows you the important points to follow and the pitfalls to avoid.

An author, librarian, and move director, Dennis C. Tucker draws on his own personal experience and the experiences of others to help guide anyone who is assigned the responsibility of moving a library or shifting a collection. Following the lead of his first book, From Here to There: Moving a Library, this book provides excellent coverage of all these topics and more:

  • Appointing a move director and committee
  • Moving methods and strategies
  • Customizing a moving plan for your library
  • Planning and coordinating the move
  • Handling books and periodicals
  • Cleaning, fumigation, and deacidification
  • Communicating with staff and the public
Library Relocations and Collection Shifts also gives the reader information on using spreadsheets to shift periodical collections, a sample moving contract, a directory of useful resources, and suggestions for further reading.

Library Relocations and Collection Shifts Library Relocations and Collection Shifts  (212 pp/hardbound $35.00, ISBN 1-57387-069-2) is published by Information Today, Inc. under the CyberAge Books imprint and is distributed to the book trade by Independent Publishers Group. It is available in bookstores, by calling Information Today, Inc. at  800-300-9868 (outside U.S. call 609-654-6266), or online from the Information Today Store.

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