Management Basics for Information Professionals Third Edition

Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555709095
Format: PDF, Docs
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Reflecting the rapidly changing information services environment, the third edition of this bestselling title offers updates and a broader scope to make it an even more comprehensive introduction to library management. Addressing the basic skills good library managers must exercise throughout their careers, this edition includes a completely new chapter on management ethics. Evans and Alire also pay close attention to management in "new normal" straitened economic conditions and offer updates on technological topics like social media. Among the areas covered are The managerial environment, including organizational skill sets, the importance of a people-friendly organization, and legal issues Managerial skills such as planning, accountability, trust and delegation, decision making, principles of effective organizational communication, fostering change and innovation, quality control, and marketing Key points on leadership, team-building, and human resource management Budget, resource, and technology management Why ethics matter Tips for planning a library career, with a look at the work/life debate

Management Basics for Information Professionals

Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781856049542
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Completely revised and expanded to reflect the rapidly changing sphere of information services, this comprehensive introduction to the management of libraries builds the basic skills good library managers must exercise. The authors offer an authoritative approach on the fundamental concepts of management while recognizing the diverse needs of different operating environments. Drawing from examples of successful leadership techniques from a variety of services - archives, information brokers, libraries, records managements and more, this book demonstrates the most effective ways to plan, delegate, make decisions, communicate, and lead a team. Equal emphasis is placed on personal, fiscal, and technological issues, as well as a look at what the future may hold for incoming managers. Readership: LIS educators, new and experienced librarians in management positions, students, and anyone wishing to acquire a sound knowledge of both the theory and practice of management within the changing information workforce.

Collection Management Basics

Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848631
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment, this title provides a complete update of the classic Developing Library and Information Center Collections—the standard text and authority on collection development for all types of libraries and library school students since 1979.

Beyond the Basics

Author: G. Edward Evans
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555704766
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to library administration covers such topics as managing conflict, supervising a diverse staff, motivation, and improving the organizational culture.

Library and Information Center Management 8th Edition

Author: Robert D. Stueart
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610693264
Format: PDF
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This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

Looking for Information

Author: Donald O. Case
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 178560967X
Format: PDF, ePub
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The 4th edition of this popular text presents a comprehensive review of over a century of research on information behavior. It is intended for students in information studies and disciplines interested in research on information activities. Now co-authored, this new text includes significant structural and content changes from earlier editions.

Crash Course in Collection Development 2nd Edition

Author: Wayne Disher
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610698142
Format: PDF, ePub
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This indispensable resource provides tools for collection management in public libraries, featuring essential strategies for inventory assessment, market analysis, budgeting, marketing, and customer service. This book is a must-have for those just entering the field or professionals in need of a refresher in effective library operations. • Provides a current and basic overview of collection development in the public library • Describes how to assess community needs and create a collection that meets those needs • Offers insightful guidelines for writing a collection development policy • Shows librarians how to identify non-users

Knowledge Management Basics

Author: Christee Gabour Atwood
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 156286548X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Knowledge Management Basics provides the fundamentals for organizations and how they can benefit from implementing solid knowledge management practices. This title focuses on the learning professional's role in executing and supporting a comprehensive approach to managing, organizational knowledge. The book includes a vetted process to help practitioners determine organizational needs, identify sources of information, assist in selecting organizational information gathering systems, lead the learning and understanding about information dissemination, and ensure proper maintenance of the system.

5 star Programming and Services for Your 55 Library Customers

Author: Barbara T. Mates
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908433
Format: PDF
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As the population approaches 55 and above, libraries are faced with an opportunity to serve an underserved population. In this handbook, Barbara Mates explains the ins and outs of planning, developing, marketing and finding successful programmes and services for the greying population.