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If you are interested I have a broad collection strength analysis document that I created using numbers from the Maine Shared Collections Strategy project.  
Obviously as it is an attachment I can't send it to melibs but if you are interested let me know and I will email a copy to you.
Peggy

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From: Maine Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of O'Kane, Peggy
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:46 PM
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Subject: [MELIBS-L] Non-fiction Book displays

Would you be interested in having a book display on a primarily non-fiction topic like The Civil War, biographies of writers, world religions, the Bill of Rights?
Have you hesitated because your non-fiction collection is not strong enough in the area to support a display?
The State Library can help.  One of the things that sets our circulating library apart from most public libraries is that we are by choice a non-fiction library.  Since we don't have to buy the latest popular mystery or romance we can buy the best of current non-fiction.  Since we have been doing this for decades our collection has surprising depth in a large number of areas.
If you are interested in teaming with us to present a display please contact us.  http://www.maine.gov/msl/services/ask.htm we would be happy to help.


Peggy O'Kane
Coordinator of Public Service
Maine State Library
230 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333
207 287-5605

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