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General Information

Name:  Patricia Tunstall  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Patricia Tunstall on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Patricia lives in Wheeling, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Patricia Tunstall is an Information Assistant at Indian Trails Public Library District. 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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Titles At Your Library

Hiring, Training, and Supervising Library Shelvers
ISBN: 0838910106

Amer Library Assn Editions. 2009

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. A complete toolkit, this book includes templates for signs advertising employment, screening tests, interview questions, employment letters, job descriptions, and employee assessments the dos and don ts of hiring and firing checklists for procedures and training.
Every librarian will be able to hire, train, and supervise library shelvers with confidence with Tunstall s down-to earth advice.

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