Practical and Effective Management of Libraries

Tight budgets and smaller staffs have unexpectedly thrust a number of librarians into leadership roles for which they may be unprepared. In this timely new guidebook from experienced library director Richard J. Moniz Jr., both practicing librarians and Library and Information Science (LIS) students are given crucial methods for effective management. Moniz offers tools to improve strategic thinking and enhance decision-making skills, as well as a fundamental explanation of management theory and its practical application in the library environment. There are tips for avoiding common pitfalls, motivating others, fostering diversity, communicating effectively, and understanding the institution's organizational culture.

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  • Author : Richard J. Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 139 pages
  • ISBN : 9781843345787
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Practical and Effective Management of Libraries

Practical and Effective Management of Libraries
  • Author : Richard J. Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2010
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Tight budgets and smaller staffs have unexpectedly thrust a number of librarians into leadership roles for which they may be unprepared. In this timely new guidebook from experienced library director Richard J. Moniz Jr., both practicing librarians and Library and Information Science (LIS) students are given crucial methods for effective management. Moniz offers tools to improve strategic thinking and enhance decision-making skills, as well as a fundamental explanation of management theory and its practical application in the library environment. There

Practical and Effective Management of Libraries

Practical and Effective Management of Libraries
  • Author : Richard Moniz, Jr.
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 20 January 2010
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Aimed at library science students and librarians with newly assigned administrative duties the book is about improving one’s thinking and decision making in a role as a library manager. Most librarians get very little exposure to management issues prior to finding themselves in a management role. Furthermore, most library science students do not expect that they will need to understand management yet they quickly find that there is a need to understand this perspective to be effective at almost

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The Dysfunctional Library
  • Author : Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman,Dr. Richard Moniz
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 December 2018
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Frankly, it’s not something we like to talk about. There is an unfortunate stigma to acknowledging workplace dysfunction, let alone trying to grapple with the problem. But negative behaviors such as incivility, toxicity, deviant behavior, workplace politics, and team and leadership dysfunction not only make the library a stressful workplace, they also run counter to the core values of librarianship. An important tool for library leaders and managers as well as library staff, this book examines these negative relationship-based

LIS Career Sourcebook: Managing and Maximizing Every Step of Your Career

LIS Career Sourcebook: Managing and Maximizing Every Step of Your Career
  • Author : G. Kim Dority
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 03 October 2012
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A must-have guide of professional development resources for library staff at every phase of their career—from those just entering the field, to paraprofessionals building a career trajectory, to seasoned librarians looking to explore additional career options. • A career lifecycle approach to building a career in the library and information sciences field • Practical guidance and resources for every stage of a career • Resource annotations detail the importance of a particular source • A comprehensive list of resources for further reading

The Mindful Librarian

The Mindful Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Joe Eshleman,Jo Henry,Howard Slutzky,Lisa Moniz
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 26 November 2015
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The Mindful Librarian: Connecting the Practice of Mindfulness to Librarianship explores mindfulness, approaching it in such a way as to relate specifically to the many roles or challenges librarians face. Coinciding with the increased need to juggle a variety of tasks, technologies, ebooks, and databases, the new Association of College & Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy, and the challenges faced by solo librarians in school libraries which have suffered cutbacks in help in recent years, the time is exactly right

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,

Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science
  • Author : Michael F. Bemis
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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This unique annotated bibliography is a complete, up-to-date guide to sources of information on library science, covering recent books, monographs, periodicals and websites, and selected works of historical importance. In addition to compiling an invaluable list of sources, Bemis digs deeper, examining the strengths and weaknesses of key works. A boon to researchers and practitioners alike, this bibliography Includes coverage of subjects as diverse and vital as the history of librarianship, its development as a profession, the ethics of information

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Cultivating Civility
  • Author : Jo Henry,Joe Eshleman,Richard Moniz
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 08 April 2020
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Filled with beneficial advice on every page, this resource will help libraries be better workplaces for everyone.

Maximizing Electronic Resources Management in Libraries

Maximizing Electronic Resources Management in Libraries
  • Author : Lenore England,Stephen D. Miller
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 November 2015
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Maximizing Electronic Resources Management in Libraries: Applying Business Process Management examines the use of Business Process Management (BPM) and the ways it can be beneficially applied to electronic resources management (ERM) to help organize processes in libraries. The book offers librarians a skillset that will make them ready for a variety of library environments. It focuses on the organizational tools offered by BPM, including key elements of ERM functions that lay the groundwork for the present and future use of

The Personal Librarian

The Personal Librarian
  • Author : Richard Moniz,Jean Moats
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 21 August 2014
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Enter the Personal Librarian, a flexible concept that focuses on customizing information literacy by establishing a one-on-one relationship between librarian and student from enrollment through graduation

Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development
  • Author : Alan Brine
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 April 2016
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Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best practice for staff training and development in library and information work. This handbook addresses new aspects of service provision both in the UK and abroad, and provides an up-to-date review of the

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Project Management for Libraries
  • Author : Robin A. Buser,Bruce E. Massis,Miriam Pollack
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 02 October 2014
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Library work often involves coordinating projects with many tasks and many stakeholders where cost and time limitations can be seen as opportunities. Effective project management is worth learning! This book provides library staffers at every level--whether in public, academic, school or special libraries--with the basic tools of project management so that they can gain confidence and an expectation of success. The first section, Preparing for Project Management, covers the terminology, the philosophy, the resource management and the return on investment

Managing Social Media in Libraries

Managing Social Media in Libraries
  • Author : Troy Swanson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 24 September 2012
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Web 2.0 first created a scramble among librarians to participate in Facebook, YouTube, blogs, and other social media applications, and the turn is now towards management and consolidation. Managing Social Media in Libraries explores the developing information environment, the collaboration among library organizations, and the ways social media may convert the loose connections between library staff members. The book takes librarians beyond the mechanics of using social media, and establishes a framework to move library managers and leaders toward making social

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Dania Bilal
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries. • Addresses a key question: Should media centers and small libraries focus only on commercially available software, or would it be advantageous to choose open source software? • Provides an in-depth treatment