Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS must be prepared to change according to the parent organization's needs, to develop strategies for important activities and to seek alliances among key stakeholders. It also offers information on the best practice from five top-performing international LIS units. Focuses on business development and planning on a strategic level Includes chapter tools that can be immediately applied by the reader Interviews with five practicing mangers

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  • Author : Margareta Nelke
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 190 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632975
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries
  • Author : Margareta Nelke
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2011
GET THIS BOOKStrategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries

This book is aimed at guiding managers towards systematic approaches to improve and facilitate necessary strategic business development and planning. Conditions in the workplace for the Library and Information Services (LIS) are rapidly changing: many organizations are experiencing budget restrictions as well as stakeholders questioning the value of the services. Strategic Business Development for Information Centres and Libraries offers methods and tools for LIS departments to ensure value and benefits are delivered to the parent organization. It argues that LIS

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals

Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals
  • Author : Margareta Nelke,Charlotte Håkansson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 27 January 2015
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Information professionals should be able to take a proactive role as a strategic partner in their organization's competitive intelligence. Their role needs to focus on the "outside-in" approach, based on their organization's strategic needs and objectives. Competitive Intelligence for Information Professionals explores the role of strategic information and intelligence in organizations, and assesses the values and needs of intelligence in organizations. The book provides guidance on how to work strategically with competitive intelligence, methods for monitoring and analysis and a

Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development

Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development
  • Author : Tella, Adeyinka
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 December 2014
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As social technologies continue to evolve, it is apparent that librarians and their clientele would benefit through participation in the digital social world. While there are benefits to implementing these technologies, many libraries also face challenges in the integration and usage of social media. Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development discusses the integration of digital social networking into library practices. Highlighting the advantages and challenges faced by libraries in the application of social media, this publication is a

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Professions

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Professions
  • Author : Jana Varlejs,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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This volume comprises papers prepared for the 8th World Conference on Continuing Professional Development (Bologna, Italy, 18-20 August 2009). Within the broad theme of creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce in library and information organizations, the conference addresses managing between and across generations, mentoring and coaching, attracting people to the profession and developing a new generation of leaders, re-skilling and transferability of skills, succession planning and passing on knowledge.

Small Business and the Public Library

Small Business and the Public Library
  • Author : Luise Weiss,Sophia Serlis-McPhillips,Elizabeth Malafi
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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Aligning with recent news stories on difficult economic times, Weiss, Serlis-Mcphillips, and Malafi target libraries endeavoring to assist users entering or already involved in the small business community. Small Business and the Public Library will help you reach out to this group of patrons with Innovative programming ideas Easy to translate suggestions for your day-to-day operations Tips for helping clients become business literate on the Web, on paper, and out in the world of work Whether patrons need resources to

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information

Campus Strategies for Libraries and Electronic Information

Campus Strategies for Libraries and Electronic Information
  • Author : Caroline Arms
  • Publisher : Digital Press
  • Release : 02 June 2015
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A look at how ten American colleges and Universities bridged the gap between computing, administrative, and library organisations Detailed case studies from ten American colleges and universities will prepare you to make better plans and decisions for an electronic library, integrated information management system, or unified information resource. You'll find models and guidelines covering reference services, latest philosophies and strategies, management and organization issues, delivery mechanisms, and more.

Strategic Marketing in Library and Information Science

Strategic Marketing in Library and Information Science
  • Author : Irene Owens
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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Combine marketing and strategic planning techniques to make your library more successful! With cutting-edge research studies as well as theoretical chapters that have not been seen before in the marketing literature for LIS, this book examines the current and quite limited state of marketing by LIS practitioners and institutions. It provides you with examples of how marketing can be made more widely applicable within LIS and illustrates some of the usefulness of marketing in special LIS settings and contexts. The

Library Board Strategic Guide

Library Board Strategic Guide
  • Author : Ellen G. Miller,Patricia Holts Fisher
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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This guide helps busy trustees and directors analyze and handle five strategic issues—risk management, local values and First Amendment rights, leadership that achieves the library's vision, getting and growing diverse funding sources, and becoming part of the community's leadership team—that will sooner or later affect the library's viability.

Academic Library Outreach: Beyond the Campus Walls

Academic Library Outreach: Beyond the Campus Walls
  • Author : Nancy D. Courtney
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 December 2008
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Traditionally, academic library outreach has meant reaching out to the campus community, providing services to faculty and students. Many universities and colleges, however, now have a new or renewed emphasis on outreach beyond the campus, seeking to ensure their institutions' relevance to the community at large. How can and do academic libraries participate in this type of outreach? What types of collaborations or partnerships are academic libraries forming with schools, public libraries, or community groups? How do academic librarians partner

Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas, 1998

Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas, 1998
  • Author : M. Louise Reynnells
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 June 1997
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Lists federal funding programs available to rural areas which were selected from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance 1997. Provides extensive listings of federal assistance programs; national, regional, and local office contacts; and grant application procedures, from: the Appalachian Regional Comm.; Depts. of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, and Energy; EPA; FEMA; Depts. of Health and Human Services, Justice, Labor, Interior, and Transportation; HUD; NEA; National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities; SBA; TVA; and the Corporation for National and Community