Becoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and the build-measure-learn model. Remaining chapters discuss technology change and DevOps as a lean strategy, while also giving the reader the opportunity to earn a professional online "badge" on the subject material of the book. Introduces lean startup and lean manufacturing theory and practice Applies Lean Startup Principles to Libraries Allows readers to earn two Openbadges to demonstrate professional education accomplishment through social networking and for compensation purposes Only book in its market that illustrates lean principles at work

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  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 156 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634609
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Becoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library
  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 07 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKBecoming a Lean Library

Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups provides a guide to the process and approach necessary to manage product development. Using techniques and philosophies pioneered by Toyota's lean manufacturing success, Becoming a Lean Library provides library leadership advice and tips on making the library more nimble, lean, and responsive to technological change. Early chapters introduce the reader to the idea of lean start-ups in libraries, followed by chapters covering library systems, lessons from lean manufacturing, and

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition

The Evaluation and Measurement of Library Services, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 27 October 2017
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This guide provides library directors, managers, and administrators in all types of libraries with complete and up-to-date instructions on how to evaluate library services in order to improve them. • Helps librarians to thoroughly examine their libraries' services toward making improvements • Enables librarians to answer with authority the question "what difference do we make?" • Explains the most effective ways of conducting library measurement and evaluation, covering qualitative and quantitative tools, data analysis, and specific methodologies for measuring and assessing specific services •

Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2018
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Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and

Mastering Redis

Mastering Redis
  • Author : Jeremy Nelson
  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 31 May 2016
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Take your knowledge of Redis to the next level to build enthralling applications with ease About This Book Detailed explanation on Data structure server with powerful strings, lists, sets, sorted-sets, and hashes Learn to Scale your data with Redis Cluster's distributed setup This is a fast paced practical guide full of screenshots and real work examples to help you get to grips with Redis in no time. Who This Book Is For If you are a software developer with some

Lean Library Management

Lean Library Management
  • Author : John J. Huber
  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release : 07 August 2022
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Libraries today face reduced budgets, increased customer expectations, and aggressive competition from web-based information sources. Management guru John Huber, a pioneer and leader in the Lean Manufacturing movement, has worked as a consultant with libraries across North America. In this new book, he show you how to apply Lean principles and practices--how making small, simple changes in everyday routines will reap large time- and money-saving results. You'll learn how to: create a culture of change ; define and streamline your library's

Kaizen Planning, Implementing and Controlling

Kaizen Planning, Implementing and Controlling
  • Author : Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz,Midiala Oropesa-Vento,Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 October 2016
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This book reports a literature review on kaizen, its industrial applications, critical success factors, benefits gained, journals that publish about it, main authors (research groups) and universities. Kaizen is treated in this book in three stages: planning, implementation and control. The authors provide a questionnaire designed with activities in every stage, highlighting the benefits gained in each stage. The study has been applied to more than 400 managers and leaders in continuous improvement in Mexican maquiladoras. A univariate analysis is provided

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian

Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian
  • Author : Jamie M. Gray
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 08 March 2017
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Becoming a Powerhouse Librarian: How to Get Things Done Right the First Time will help you recognize and implement specific behaviors and actions to successfully drive projects forward, institute new services or revamp old ones, and establish key relationships both inside and outside of the library. It features practical tips for each topic area.

Library Association Record

Library Association Record
  • Author : Library Association
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 07 August 2022
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Proceedings of the 22d-33d annual conference of the Library Association in v. 1-12; proceedings of the 34th-44th, 47th-57th annual conference issued as a supplement to v. 13-23, new ser. v. 3-ser. 4, v. 1.

Conflict Management for Libraries

Conflict Management for Libraries
  • Author : Jack G. Montgomery,Eleanor I. Cook,Patricia Jean Wagner,Glenda T. Hubbard
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 07 August 2022
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After a research survey, the expert authors examined the comon causes of workplace conflict in libraries. The authors have developed 17 scenarios of conflict, along with realistic ways to manage them.

The Purpose-Based Library: Finding Your Path to Survival, Success, and Growth

The Purpose-Based Library: Finding Your Path to Survival, Success, and Growth
  • Author : John J. Huber,Steven V. Potter
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 07 August 2022
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In the years since John Huber’s trailblazing Lean Library Management was published, budget pressures on libraries have only increased. Yet libraries who have adopted his strategies have turned conventional management thinking—that if budgets are reduced, customer service suffers—on its head. These libraries have proven that by streamlining and improving customer services, they can eliminate wasteful activities and bring down costs. In The Purpose-Based Library, Huber and seasoned public library administrator Potter build on insight gleaned from decades

The Lean Expert

The Lean Expert
  • Author : Joseph Niederstadt
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 December 2014
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The Lean Expert: Educating and Elevating Lean Practitioners Throughout Your Organization outlines a method that can help organizations engage associates and empower them to achieve "expert status" in the nine core principles of Lean. By implementing the Lean Discipline Expert process detailed in the book, companies will demonstrate to their associates that they believe they are the organization’s greatest assets, while empowering them to make lasting improvements to the organization. The book provides a robust and proven process for

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration
  • Author : Marcy Simons
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 08 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKAcademic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration

Academic Library Metamorphosis and Regeneration continues the discussions around change and transformation that are taking place in the library profession today. Academic libraries are undergoing change at a remarkable rate and have been through transitions that were unthinkable before disruptive technology changed everything. For academic libraries, changes in higher education, scholarly communication, and user expectations are driving a continuous need to adjust, transform, and re-create ourselves. This book explores the changes that led us to where we are today, reviews