Crash Course in Library Budgeting and Finance

Author: Glen E. Holt
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144083475X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Concise, informative, and well-indexed, this book helps readers get the "big picture" as well as the considerable number of details involved in managing the finances for a library. • Provides completely updated information through engaging, clear explanations of details on licensing, contracts, and maintaining technology and electronic resources • Supplies helpful guidance for all levels of library staff—not just upper management • Offers numerous real-world budgeting and finance examples from practicing librarians • Presents information relevant to library administrators in all types of libraries, staff who work with budgets, library finance and budget officers, library board or governance officers, and library foundation managers and grant writers

Crash Course in Time Management for Library Staff

Author: Brenda Hough
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440850682
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book offers time management tools, tips, and techniques for busy librarians, so they can better serve their communities and feel greater satisfaction with work and life. • Provides invaluable information for any librarian who struggles with managing "too much to do" on a daily basis • Offers practical, effective ways to address the main obstacles to good time management • Presents stories from real libraries to illustrate key points and show readers that they are not alone in their time management challenges

Public Library Administration Transformed

Author: Karen Starr
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 153810640X
Format: PDF, ePub
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As society struggles with issues related to the scope and effectiveness of government, librarians must ask, “How and why will communities support public libraries in the future?” This book covers public library administration in a comprehensive and detailed manner.

Crash Course in eBooks

Author: Michele McGraw
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610698630
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Everything you need to know about eBooks is explained in this holistic guide to a new world of reading—from selection and curation of an eBook collection to training and support for staff and patrons. • Provides an all-encompassing exploration of eBooks that covers everything from creation to consumption to choosing vendors • Reviews various selection criteria for eBooks that can be customized to meet the needs of your library and community • Explains how to let the public know eBooks are available in your collection • Shares ideas and discusses issues surrounding circulation of eBooks • Offers an in-depth review of the roles of all key stakeholders including creators, publishers, libraries, vendors, and customers

Crash Course in Disaster Preparedness

Author: Carmen Cowick
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440860521
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Every library needs to have a disaster management plan in place before disaster strikes. This short but thorough manual makes preparing for disaster less intimidating. • Provides ways for all library staff, administrators, and volunteers to help in the case of an emergency • Covers a topic that, while often ignored, is critical to the health of any library • Raises awareness of the importance of disaster planning

A Crash Course on Financial Statements

Author: David Bangs
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 1613080123
Format: PDF, Docs
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Are you a small business owner seeking to get a better grasp on your business financials? Led by small business expert David H. Bangs, take this crash course and learn how to read and understand your financial statements and discover the answers to necessary questions like: • Am I really profitable? • Am I going to continue to be profitable? • How can I get my business under control? • Where can things go wrong? • How can I secure financing? Supported by worksheets, templates, and visual tools, you’ll learn how to interpret your income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow, uncovering your business’s financial story and allowing you to spot and avoid trouble, set financial goals, forecast for the future and more. Take this crash course and put your financial statements to work for you!

Crash Course in Collection Development

Author: Wayne Disher
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 9781591585596
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides an overview of collection development, discussing analyzing the community, assessing and evaluating the collection, selecting materials, and handling complaints about the collection.