Library and Information Center Management

Library and Information Center Management

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This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.

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  • Paperback | 470 pages
  • 177.8 x 256.54 x 40.64mm | 929.86g
  • ABC-CLIO
  • LIBRARIES UNLIMITED INC
  • Englewood, United States
  • English
  • 8th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1598849891
  • 9781598849899
  • 286,028

About Robert D Stueart

Barbara B. Moran, PhD, is Louis Round Wilson Distinguished Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she served as dean from 1990 to 1998. Robert D. Stueart, PhD, is professor and dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College in Boston, MA. Claudia J. Morner, PhD, is dean and professor emerita of the University Library at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

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Table of contents

Contents Preface Acknowledgments Section 1-Introduction Chapter 1: Managing in Today's Libraries and Information Centers Chapter 2: The Evolution of Management Thought Chapter 3: Change-The Innovative Process Section 2-Planning Chapter 4: Strategic Planning-Decision Making and Policy Chapter 5: Planning and Maintaining Library Facilities Chapter 6: Marketing Information Services Section 3-Organizing Chapter 7: Organizations and Organizational Culture Chapter 8: Structuring the Organization-Specialization and Coordination Chapter 9: The Structuring of Organizations Section 4-Human Resources Chapter 10: Staffing the Library Chapter 11: The Human Resources Functions in the Library Chapter 12: Other Issues in Human Resource Management Section 5-Leading Chapter 13: Motivation Chapter 14: Leadership Chapter 15: Ethics Chapter 16: Communication Chapter 17: Participative Leadership and the Use of Teams in Libraries Section 6-Coordinating Chapter 18: Measuring, Evaluating, and Coordinating Organizational Performance Chapter 19: Fiscal Responsibility and Control Chapter 20: Library Development and Fundraising Section 7--Managing in the 21st Century Chapter 21: Managers: The Next Generation Index

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