Managing Academic Libraries

Managing Academic Libraries: Principles and Practice is aimed at professionals within the Library and Information Services (LIS) who are interested in learning more about the management of academic libraries. Written against a backdrop made up of the changes that digital technology has brought to academic libraries, this book uncovers how the library has changed its meaning from a physical to virtual icon and its effect on culture. The book aims to provide managers and students of LIS at all levels with the necessary management principles and practices needed to respond proactively to diverse audiences, while also keeping a focus on the purposes of higher education. In addition, readers will find an examination of various aspects of library management and reviews on key management techniques that can be used for successful interpretation and implementation of academic library mission statements. Provides tactics on how to manage the centrality of learning and reading in academic libraries Includes best practices on managing a learning organization Covers proactive management principles and practices that are needed to respond to diverse audiences

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  • Author : Susan Higgins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 110 pages
  • ISBN : 1780633114
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Managing Academic Libraries

Managing Academic Libraries
  • Author : Susan Higgins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKManaging Academic Libraries

Managing Academic Libraries: Principles and Practice is aimed at professionals within the Library and Information Services (LIS) who are interested in learning more about the management of academic libraries. Written against a backdrop made up of the changes that digital technology has brought to academic libraries, this book uncovers how the library has changed its meaning from a physical to virtual icon and its effect on culture. The book aims to provide managers and students of LIS at all levels

Academic Library Management

Academic Library Management
  • Author : Tammy Nickelson Dearie,Michael Meth,Elaine L. Westbrooks
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 13 December 2018
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What does successful academic library management look like in the real world? A team of editors, all administrators at large research libraries, here present a selection of case studies which dive deeply into the subject to answer that question. Featuring contributions from a range of practicing academic library managers, this book spotlights case studies equally useful for LIS students and current managers;touches upon such key issues as human resource planning, public relations, financial management, organizational culture, and ethics and

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library

Navigating and Managing an Academic Library
  • Author : Judith Mavodza
  • Publisher : De Gruyter Saur
  • Release : 13 February 2022
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This new series presents and discusses new and innovative approaches used by professionals in library and information practice worldwide. The authors are chosen to provide critical analysis of issues and to present solutions to selected challenges in libraries and related fields, including information management and industry, and education of information professionals. The book series strives to present practical solutions that can be applied in institutions worldwide. It thereby contributes significantly to improvements in the field.

Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries

Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries
  • Author : John Wang
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 August 2017
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Library Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries: Solving Operational Challenges and Enhancing User Productivity contains three sections, each comprised of several topical chapters on a particular subject. Part One explains why supply chain management is vital to libraries. Part Two builds on Part One, beginning with a classic supply chain model, including its brief history and current development. Part Three suggests a theoretical supply chain model based on emerging technological advancements of society. This model will develop

Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries

Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries
  • Author : Thanuskodi, S.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2013
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Academic libraries cater to the diverse needs of scholars, scientists, technocrats, researchers, students, and others personally and professionally invested in higher education. Due to advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT), the vision and mission of academic libraries are changing in developing countries. Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries provides the latest theoretical frameworks and empirical research into academic libraries, investigating concerns such as illiteracy, budgeting, software development, technical training, and others. In particular, this book will be

Financial Management in Academic Libraries

Financial Management in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Robert E. Dugan,Peter Hernon
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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Financial Management in Academic Libraries explores the connection between financial management and accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability, and demonstrates how to capture them in a realistic, data-supported budget. Among the different units of an academic institution, the library has an advantage in that its managers can link these concepts to the library's infrastructure, its staffing, collections, services, and technology. Focusing on these components can enable everyone in the library to work to achieve organizational sustainability over time and advocate for

Quality and the Academic Library

Quality and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 24 February 2016
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Quality and the Academic Library: Reviewing, Assessing and Enhancing Service Provision provides an in-depth review and analysis of quality management and service quality in academic libraries. All aspects of quality are considered in the book, including quality assessment, quality review, and quality enhancement. An overview of quality management and service quality concepts, principles, and methods leads to a detailed consideration of how they have been applied in universities and their libraries. A case study approach is used with different perspectives

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors

Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors
  • Author : Patrick Lo,Dickson Chiu,Allan Cho,Brad Allard
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2018
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Conversations with Leading Academic and Research Library Directors: International Perspectives on Library Management presents a series of conversations with the directors of major academic and research libraries. The book offers insight, analysis, and personal anecdote from leaders in the library field, giving a unique perspective on how the modern library operates. Readers will learn about the most up-to-date trends and practices in the LIS profession from the directors of 24 internationally acclaimed academic and research libraries in Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland,

Managing Knowledge and Scholarly Assets in Academic Libraries

Managing Knowledge and Scholarly Assets in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Gunjal, Bhojaraju
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 December 2016
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Knowledge management strategies play an important role across numerous industries. These processes and strategies can be adopted into higher education sectors for use in managing scholarly assets. Managing Knowledge and Scholarly Assets in Academic Libraries is an essential reference source for the latest research on approaches for adopting and implementing various facets of knowledge management in academia. Featuring expansive coverage on a range of topics and perspectives, such as knowledge mapping, social media applications, and linked data, this publication is

E-books in Academic Libraries

E-books in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 December 2010
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Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing

Beyond Survival

Beyond Survival
  • Author : Elizabeth J. Wood,Rush Miller,Amy Knapp
  • Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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An inspirational yet practical look at how assessment-based planning can keep your library on the leading edge of change.

Human Resource Management in Today's Academic Library

Human Resource Management in Today's Academic Library
  • Author : Janice Simmons-Welburn,Beth McNeil
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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"Academic libraries underwent tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they sought redefinition as learning organizations. This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of human resources in academic libraries. As organizations, academic libraries have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism. They have faced challenges from shifting workplace demographics and evolving technology that have directly impacted the recruitment and retention of staff as well as an array

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries

Workplace Culture in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Kelly Blessinger,Paul Hrycaj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 February 2013
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Workplace culture refers to conditions that collectively influence the work atmosphere. These can include policies, norms, and unwritten standards for behavior. This book focuses on various aspects of workplace culture in academic libraries from the practitioners’ viewpoint, as opposed to that of the theoretician. The book asks the following questions: What conditions contribute to an excellent academic library work environment? What helps to make a particular academic library a great place to work? Articles focus on actual programs while placing

Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 03 August 2018
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The effective use of technology offers numerous benefits in protecting cultural heritage. With the proper implementation of these tools, the management and conservation of artifacts and knowledge are better attained. Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration, this publication is an ideal reference source for digital