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

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 : 18 September 2021
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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

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession

Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession
  • Author : Jana Varlejs,Graham Walton
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 17 August 2009
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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.

User Studies for Digital Library Development

User Studies for Digital Library Development
  • Author : Milena Dobreva,Andy O'Dwyer,Pierluigi Feliciati
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 22 June 2012
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This landmark text captures a global cross-section of leading voices and provides a clear and coherent overview of the user studies domain and user issues in digital libraries. As the information environment becomes increasingly electronic, digital libraries have proliferated, but the focus has often been on innovations in technology and not the user. Although user needs have become a popular concept, in practice the users are rarely consulted in the development of services. Research and analysis of users is essential

Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

Business School Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Author : Tim Wales
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2016
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In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In this unique book a respected group of business library directors from prestigious institutions around the world come together to reflect on the key challenges facing their libraries today, from change management to technology and communications to space.

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

Strategic Planning for School Library Media Centers

Strategic Planning for School Library Media Centers
  • Author : Mary Frances Zilonis,Carolyn Markuson,Mary Beth Fincke
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 23 October 2002
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A strategic plan is a useful tool for communicating the purpose of the library media center (LMC) to the administrators, teachers, and parents of the school community. An initial benefit is an assessment of the library program's strengths, weaknesses, and impact on the teaching and learning process. The library media specialist should use the planning process to garner greater support, identify priorities for future direction, provide the basis for effective budget development, and articulate the LMC's integral role in the

Sci-tech Libraries in Museums and Aquariums

Sci-tech Libraries in Museums and Aquariums
  • Author : Ellis Mount
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 18 September 1985
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This informative book explains in detail the history, functions, holdings, services, and facilities of ten outstanding sci-tech libraries serving museums and aquariums. Focusing as it does on the rich holdings and professional activities of some highly successful libraries, including those of the American Museum of Natural History, Field Museum of Natural History, Museum of Science and Industry, and the National Air and Space Museum, Sci-Tech Libraries in Museums and Aquariums is highly recommended reading for all library professionals.

Library Board Strategic Guide

Library Board Strategic Guide
  • Author : Ellen G. Miller,Patricia H. Fisher
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 26 March 2007
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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.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -
  • Author : Miriam Drake
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 May 2003
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A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction,

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources
  • Author : Deards, Kiyomi D.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 March 2014
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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of