Government Libraries From the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, significant efforts were made to outsource government libraries in the United States and ... During the same time, a somewhat different situation occurred in the United Kingdom.
Author: Diane L. Velasquez
Publisher: American Library Association
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but learning management techniques specific to the world of libraries is no less important. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library management experts teaching in LIS programs across the country. Among the many topics discussed are Classic and contemporary theories of management, and how they apply to the library Human resource planning Marketing and public relations Negotiations, mediation, and financial management of the library Facilities management Information technology management and future trends Change management and organizational culture Ethics and confidentiality In addition to providing students with a solid foundation in library management, experienced managers will also benefit from the structured, practical knowledge included in this impressive volume.