For Service or Profit: How come our library café is not profitable? A Case Study of a Downtown Public Library Cafe.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Anthony Shong-Yu Chow, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: PowerPoint slides from a A paper presented at the bi-annual North Carolina Library Association conference, October 5-8, Hickory, NC. Presentation examines one library cafe to determine how the goals of the cafe align with that of the larger organization and its users, looks at who uses the cafe and why and proposes ideas for making the cafe profitable.

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Language: English
Date: 2011
librarianship, public libraries, library cafe, atmospherics, profitability, strategic planning

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