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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Patricia Turnstall  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Patricia Turnstall on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Tunstall lives in Wheeling, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Tunstall is an information assistant at Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, Illinois. She spends most of her time at the reference desk helping patrons with their questions and their leisure reading choices. She was first employed as a page at Indian Trails and subsequently as the supervisor of pages and shelving. Since receiving a teaching certificate from Nottingham University in England, she has held jobs in a variety of fields. She is an occasional contributor of articles to library publications.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers
ISBN: 9780838910108. OCLC Number:

American Library Association. .

How do you find good library shelvers and keep them for more than a few months? Tunstall gives practical advice to help you do just that with a complete overview on how to hire, test, train, and retain shelvers.